Diagnosing and Treatment Options for Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystrophy or SLO
Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystrophy (SLO) is a painful condition causing dogs nails to slough.
Dog nails arent supposed to fall off, thought first-time dog owner Terrie Huberman some 18 months ago. Thats when she first realized that finding one of her Pug-Poodle mixs nails on the floor of her Sherman Oaks, California, apartment wasnt an isolated incident. It all started when, after coming in from a walk, Terrie picked up what would turn out to be the keratin shell from one of Bonzos claws. At the time she thought it was something hed tracked in from outside. Only later did she learn the shell was a telltale sign of Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystrophy, SLO for short.