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Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis

What is Leptospirosis?

It is a bacterial infection that can spread from an animal to another animal or to a person

If a pet is diagnosed with leptospirosis, any children or other pets in the household should be tested as well

Causes

Coming in contact with infected water, soil, or mud

Swimming in or drinking contaminated water

Coming in contact with the urine of an infected animal

Symptoms

Sudden fever and illness

Sore/Stiff muscles

Shivering

Weakness

Depression

Lack of appetite

Rapid dehydration

Vomiting

Diarrhea

Increased water intake

Possible Treatments

Hospitilization

IV fluids

Antiemetics

Tube-feeding

Blood transfusions

Antibiotics

Prevention

Vaccinate yearly

 

 

 

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