LIVELINES: PET CALLS
Leptospirosis sounds horrible and it is. This is a bacterial disease that was discovered in the late 1800's and is now causing a lot of concern for pets and animals.
Dr. Jim Hammon from the Northgate Animal Hospital was our guest.
Old disease new problems
1. Transmitted between people and animals
2. Environmental exposure
3. Urine of infected rodents
4. Use vaccinations
5. Look for signs in dogs (flu like symptoms)
NORTHGATE ANIMAL HOSPITAL