Aug 25 2020

Recent Leptospirosis outbreak in Inner Sydney dogs

Updated 25th August 2020:

Confirmed case of Leptospirosis in a dog that lived in Crows Nest.

Communication from the Sydney University Veterinary Teaching Hospital (UVTHS):

“There has been another confirmed case of Leptospirosis in a dog that lived in Crows Nest. The dog was not vaccinated against Leptospirosis and sadly had to be euthanised due to kidney failure. This is the first case of Leptospirosis seen in Crows Nest. Last year we saw 8 cases between May and November and these dogs lived in Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Glebe and Redfern.

Importantly, we have not seen any infected dogs which have been vaccinated against Leptospirosis. Therefore, please vaccinate your dog against Leptospirosis if you live within a 5km radius of Surry Hills, in Balmain, Crows Nest or its immediately surrounding suburbs or if your dog is in contact with rats. A vaccine has to be given twice 2-4 weeks apart and yearly thereafter to ensure protection.”

Further information can be found on the Sydney University Veterinary Teaching Hospital (UVTHS) Facebook page

Previous updated from earlier in the year can be found on our Leptospirosis information page

 

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