Autoimmune disease covers a broad variety of disorders in dogs that affect the immune system. Canine autoimmune diseases cause the immune system to attack the body’s own cells and tissue. It can be life-threatening to dogs depending on which organ or tissue the immune system rejects.
Lupus in dogs is a disease in which the immune system attacks the body’s own cells and tissue. There are two types of canine lupus. Here’s what you should know.