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Posted on 21 Nov 2013 in Dogs, Disease, Vaccines

Canine Leptospirosis

Canine Leptospirosis is a fact of life in the Top End. It is a disease that is entrenched as one of our wet season dramas, not because it is common, but because it is almost always fatal.

With the wet season now here, it is important to make sure that your dog is up to date with their Leptospirosis vaccinations. Two vaccinations 3-6 weeks apart are required initially (puppies have this at…

Posted on 14 Oct 2013 in Dogs, Puppies, Disease

Parvovirus

Parvovirus is a devastating infectious disease of dogs which causes severe diarrhoea (often with blood), and vomiting. If untreated it usually leads to severe dehydration, sepsis, and death. It is a virus that attacks the rapidly dividing cells of the intestines and bone marrow, causing severe damage and suffering. It is most commonly seen in puppies and adolescent dogs.


While we see…