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Alabama Rot - What is it?

Keri Squibb

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Alabama Rot - What is it?

I heard today there has been another case of this awful, and often fatal illness in Dorset, my home county. I know a little bit about it having done some reading over the last year or two and now seems to be as good a time as any for a recap. This disease has no boundaries within the doggy world. Size or breed are irrelevant. It strikes hard and fast unless identified early. Its cause is unknown for sure although it is thought that the culprit may well be mud related. The best advice therefore is always wash your dogs...