A bacterial disease that is spread by the Brown dog tick. Loss of appetiteDepressionFeverPainful jointsBloody nosePale gums If left untreated it can lead to:Permanent blindnessAutoimmune diseasesBleeding complicationsDeath
The most common symptoms are:
There is a preventative (Frontline/Nexgard flea and tick – applied monthly) and a treatment for this disease.
In 2015, of 1191 patients tested, 10 were positive at our hospital. Click here for information on tick borne diseases.