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Leptospirosis - An old disease causes new problems

So, what's the story with this disease called leptospirosis, better known simply as "lepto"...

The Centers for Disease Control has removed Leptospirosis from the “reportable human diseases” list, but there is still significant concern over this zoonotic disease. Our pets are susceptible to lepto as well, but many owners are afraid to vaccinate for the illness. What’s the real story and how can we keep our pets and families safe...

Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease- a disease that can be passed between animals and people. It is spread by spirochete (spiral-shaped) bacteria in the urine of infected rodents, wildlife, and pets. There are more than 200 different strains of lepto…

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