Immune Mediated Diseases

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Allergies and autoimmune diseases (most of the things listed in the menu) are common in Aussies, with autoimmune thyroiditis being the most frequently encountered autoimmune disease.   For info on these or to review the articles below, click on the menu at left.

 A House Divided focuses on autoimmune diseases while An Unpleasant Itch consideres allergies.

 Is Your Dog Immune examines the importance of a group of genes called the Major Histocompatibility Complex are important to your dogs’ health.

  The Rising Storm explores why immune mediated diseases have become so common in dogs.