Dog Health 101: Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis—commonly referred to as “lepto” by veterinarians, is a flu-like disease that affects pets, particularly dogs. If not treated in time, the disease can become deadly. Lepto is a spiral-shaped bacterium that spreads through contact with an infected wild or domestic animal’s urine.  In the bacteria are several different strains or types of leptospira that can […]