Another bacterial disease spread by the Deer tick. LamenessFeverSwollen jointsKidney failureDepressionAnorexia
If left untreated it can lead to:Damaged jointsFatal kidney disease (rare)
The most common symptoms are:
There is a preventative (Frontline/Nexgard flea and tick - applied monthly) and a treatment for this disease.
In 2017, of 1237 patients tested, 97 were positive at our hospital.
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