Symmetrical lupoid onychodystrophy, SLO, is a autoimmune disease affecting dog's claws. Clinical signs include defects and inflammation in the claws. Otherwise the affected dog can be clinically normal. Diagnosis is confirmed by a histological examination of the claw (pathologic examination).
Samples from SLO affected dogs from all breeds are welcome.
Which samples are needed:
- dogs that have been diagnosed with SLO
- close relatives (parents, siblings, offspring) of the affected dogs
- healthy dogs over 6 years of age
Other information requested
- veterinary certificates
- pathology report