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    Ticks

    Mine are all wearing a Seresto collar as the ticks here are rampant, so far so good. They are expensive so shop around but dont be tempted to buy off Ebay as there is lots on there really cheap which have to be fakes.
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    Another foreign rescue infected with Brucella canis

    In terms of positive cases, the options put forward by the CVO are euthanasia or to at least neuter with pre- and post-operative antibiotics. The rationale for the latter is protection of the staff involved in the neutering procedure – appropriate PPE is still necessary – and to suppress...
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    Another foreign rescue infected with Brucella canis

    That is true but dogs are being infected in the womb ie from the bitch or sexual contact, my dog, indeed all my dogs and friends dogs are all neutered or spayed. Its certainly not so infectious as Covid for example and I did discuss with my vet what would be the implications if she tested...
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    Another foreign rescue infected with Brucella canis

    Very true but if your dog needs an op then vets wont do it without a test so you could be risking your dogs life. If my dog had tested positive I would not have had her pts, obviously she would have been restricted but as I live on a farm a lot of which the gp dont have access to the chances of...
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    Another foreign rescue infected with Brucella canis

    After receiving the initial email asking me to bring my dog in for testing I sent my vets a list of questions prior to my appointment, this is their reply. Thank you for your...
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    Another foreign rescue infected with Brucella canis

    If your practice is incredibly busy why not send out emails to clients like mine did, Im sure if you contacted Langford they would be happy for you to use their email. How much are you actually charging for the tests in total, like Langford you will have to charge for the bloods that are sent...
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    Another foreign rescue infected with Brucella canis

    My understanding is the Ukraine pets go into quarantine unless they have the paperwork to show they are vaxed etc which is highly unlikely because if you are fleeing for your life you dont pick up your dogs passport and vax card so they will be doing titre tests in quarantine etc. Due to the...
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    Another foreign rescue infected with Brucella canis

    Surely though he has caught it from the cattle which will be bovine brucellosis
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    Another foreign rescue infected with Brucella canis

    Brucella in Dogs Important Information Dear practice client, The UK has recently seen an increase in the number of dogs presenting with symptomatic Brucella canis. There are several species of Brucella which affect a wide range of animal species, including people. We have been screening cattle...
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    Another foreign rescue infected with Brucella canis

    I had an email from my vet suggesting I get her tested, its my understanding the BVA were going to contact all vets to contact their clients over it. I asked my vet if many people had responded and they said not that many which will be a problem if that dog requires an operation as they wont...
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    Another foreign rescue infected with Brucella canis

    So it appears we may have the first human case of Brucella Canis in the UK. The woman is out of hospital and recovering but this should never have happened and sadly it’s the tip of the iceberg unless DEFRA act and sooner than later! My vets contacted me back last year knowing I had a foreign...
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    Foreign Dogs

    Transport has to be DEFRA approved so hopefully that will weed out the scammers bringing over non compliant dogs and falsified paper work.
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    Foreign Dogs

    https://help.eurotunnel.com/hc/en-gb/articles/207858129-Is-there-a-limit-to-the-numbers-of-dogs-I-can-take-?fbclid=IwAR1woUfNTPY1tVxoWeEMlh8qE6sYbQF-Y8BD32PgqTRWvr0GCIrMGZVuAz0 Rescues are up in arms and there is already a petition trying to get this overturned but all those scamming rescues...
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