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  • UK: Alabama Rot deaths/illness in dogs

    Source: https://www.expressandstar.com/news/...cannock-chase/

    Three dogs dead after outbreak of Alabama Rot on Cannock Chase
    By Charlotte Callear | Cannock Chase | News | Published: 10 hours ago | Last Updated: 9 hours ago

    Three dogs have died after an outbreak of a rare disease called Alabama Rot.

    Heartbroken dog owners are asking others to be vigilant amid the outbreak, as Staffordshire Police say three dogs have died.

    Alabama Rot is a rare disease that causes damage to dogs' blood vessels and kidneys that is often fast-acting and fatal, but the cause of it is still unknown. A veterinarian practice, E C Straiton & Partners LT in Penkridge, has had one confirmed and one unconfirmed report of the disease.

    Philip Richardson, 51, from Wimblebury, was heartbroken last week when he had to put down his healthy sprollie, a mix between a springer and a collie, called Jake...

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    Here is a full text paper from 2015. I haven't found anything more recent with new findings about possible pathogens.


    Cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy as a cause of acute kidney injury in dogs in the UK

    Below is a link to our earlier thread on the topic. Since that thread was started I have seen reports of cases in dogs in the UK who did not frequent forested areas or areas that were poorly drained.

    https://flutrackers.com/forum/forum/...forested-areas

    “‘i love myself.’ the quietest. simplest. most powerful. revolution ever.” ---- nayyirah waheed

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      Source: http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/ne...ershire-935811



      Alabama Rot outbreak near Leicestershire leaves 2 dogs dead
      The dogs are believed to have contracted the lethal disease in Swadlincote, near the Leicestershire and Derbyshire border
      ByBeth Pridding
      Dan Bird
      11:10, 16 DEC 2017Updated11:19, 16 DEC 2017

      Two dogs have died and another left seriously ill after an outbreak of the deadly disease Alabama Rot near Leicestershire.

      Two whippets were killed by the disease which damages a dog’s blood vessels and kidneys.

      The dogs are believed to have contracted the lethal Alabama Rot – which is notoriously difficult to treat – in Swadlincote, which is near the Leicestershire and Derbyshire border.

      Hartshorne Veterinary Practice confirmed the outbreak to the Burton Mail ...

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        https://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/...ease-1-8433905
        Dog owners warned over deadly flesh-eating disease

        Paul Fisher


        Published: 12:23 Tuesday 27 March 2018
        Pet owners across the UK are being warned that a deadly disease affecting dogs is again spreading across the country.
        Owners are being urged to take extra precautions when out walking their pets to help combat deadly Alabama Rot...


        “‘i love myself.’ the quietest. simplest. most powerful. revolution ever.” ---- nayyirah waheed

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          Source: https://www.piratefm.co.uk/news/late...e-in-cornwall/


          Another case of 'deadly' dog disease in Cornwall
          sad dog
          Published by Emma Carton at 5:51am 8th November 2018. (Updated at 7:11am 8th November 2018)

          It seems another case of Alabama Rot, a disease that can be deadly to dogs, has been confirmed in Cornwall.

          Penmellyn Vets in St Austell said "all clinical evidence" pointed to the fact that one of the animals it treated had died from the rare condition.

          In a warning post on Facebook, the team said the dog commonly went for walks at Par Beach, Prideaux Woods and in the Treverbyn Clay area...

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