Alabama Rot – fatal disease for dogs – found in Bloxham

A case of Alabama Rot disease has been found in a dog in Bloxham, near Banbury: https://www.banburyguardian.co.uk/news/people/case-dog-disease-alabama-rot-confirmed-near-banbury-2908636

The signs of Alabama Rot are:

  • Skin lesions/ulcers
  • Lethargy
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting

To minimise the risk

  • Stick to dry paths on walks and keep dogs away from muddy and wet areas
  • Wash mud off dogs after walks and check for lesions
  • If you have concerns contact your vet immediately for advice

 

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