Leptospirosis Infection is on the Rise

Leptospirosis Infection is on the Rise

Leptospirosis is a bacteria which thrives in wet conditions and is spread through the urine of infected animals in wet soil or stagnant water. Leptosprirosis commonly affects the liver and kidneys and may become life-threatening.

Signs of Leptospirosis are flu-like symptoms including lethargy, weakness, lack of appetite, diarrhea, and vomiting. This disease is also contagious to people. Protect your dog by vaccinating him or her. Call Animal Hospital of Hasbrouck Heights at 201-288-7800 for more information and to make an appointment.

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