Canine Collie Nose: Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE) In Dogs

Canine Collie Nose: Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE) In Dogs

In spite of its name, the canine collie nose is not limited to Collies. What is lupus? Lupus is an autoimmune disease, which means that a dog’s immune system attacks their own tissues. There are two types of lupus in dogs: systemic and discoid. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is fortunately relatively rare in dogs. The immune system of dogs suffering…

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Do Dogs Grieve: Kaypo’s Mourning The Loss of Her Mother

Do Dogs Grieve: Kaypo’s Mourning The Loss of Her Mother

Do you think that dogs experience grief? Yes, dogs can mourn the loss of a companion, human or canine. In my experience, the level of grief is individual and depends on the depth of the bond. Some dogs are more independent, while others form deep relationships with their housemates or canine friends. Three times our dogs experienced the loss of…

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