The ECSCA Health Organization is sponsoring research for Addison’s Disease & Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA)

We need the participation of affected English Cockers!

If you have an AFFECTED DOG with either disease or know someone that has an AFFECTED DOG PLEASE visit the special website for additional information. Participation is easy and it only requires your time to take the dog to your attending DVM.  We need a blood sample from the affected dog. OUR RESEARCH will pay for shipping the sample and Dr. Friedenberg will call your attending DVM with details prior to your appointment. Attending DVMs generally donate their time for this special collection. WE CAN NOT MOVE FORWARD WITH THIS PROJECT UNTIL WE HAVE A MEANINGFUL NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS IN THE STUDY! We are anxious to move forward with the next steps!

If you have a dog that has recovered from IMHA, you may be eligible to participate if you have records confirming the diagnosis.


Steven G. Friedenberg, DVM, PhD, DACVVECC
Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
1352 Boyd Avenue
339 VetMedCtrS
Saint Paul, MN 55108

Addision’s Disease Information

IMHA Information

Dr. Steven Friedenberg’s presentation at the 2018 National Specialty on Addison’s Disease & IMHA
Special thanks to Joyce Winkels for recording the presentation.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

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