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Dog Owners Urged To Be Vigilant As Cases Of Deadly Alabama Rot Continue To Rise

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Romsey pet corner| Dog Owners Urged To Be Vigilant As Cases Of Deadly Alabama Rot Cases Continue To RiseAnderson Moores Veterinary Specialists have confirmed more cases of the potentially fatal dog diseases, Alabama Rot.

In November, Romsey & Villages reported that more confirmed cases had risen to a total of 109 cases since 2012 with 26 in 2017.

Today, Anderson Moores posted on their Facebook page:

Unfortunately, we have to confirm 10 further cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV or Alabama Rot). The cases were from Sacriston (County Durham), Guiseley (West Yorkshire), Bury and Bolton (Greater Manchester), Leek (Staffordshire), Petworth (West Sussex), Brighton (East Sussex), West Coker (Somerset), Bishop’s Tawton (Devon), and Presteigne in Powys.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 122 since 2012, with 37 cases in 2017 and the first two in 2018. We continue to advise owners to be vigilant and to seek advice from their local vet if their dog develops unexplained skin lesions/sores.

For help recognising some of the signs and to see a map of confirmed cases please visit www.vets4pets.com/stop-alabama-rot/

 

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