More information, including locations of confirmed cases, can be found at Vets4Pets.
Deadly Dog Disease ‘Alabama Rot’ Afflicting Pets in the UK
With the latest confirmed case in Cornwall, pet owners are being strongly cautioned to keep their dogs from mud while walking, and to be on diligent when spotting the symptoms. Initially, skin lesions on the chest, abdomen, and legs develop, along with skin lesions, red patches or swelling. In a quarter of the cases, Alabama Rot leads to kidney failure. Officials in Cornwall advise pet owners who are in doubt as to the origin of any skin lesions to contact their vets immediately upon noticing.