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Dog Disease Has Spread to Humans

You may never have heard of leptospirosis, or maybe you think it affects only dogs, but this potentially fatal disease has spread to humans and it's on the rise in the western United States, according to an ABC News 15 affiliate in Arizona.  ABC interviewed a veterinarian who said there’s been an uptick in the number of dogs she sees each year that have leptospirosis. However, the number of leptospirosis cases in Colorado, Utah and Arizona and in other parts of the country is unknown because states are not required to report them.  Read more....

 

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