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Dog Owners Warned as Deadly Bug Spreads Across Britain

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

 Rescue dog Bruno died from Alabama rot shortly after being taken for a walk in the New Forest

Dog owners warned as mysterious and deadlyflesh rotting bug spreads across Britain

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Alabama rot, also known as CRGV, first appeared in America in the 1980s Disease causes ulcer-like skin sores and/or sudden kidney failure in dogs. Owners being urged to take extra precautions as more cases are reported.

By Jenny Stanton for Mailonline. Published: 18:17, 2 May 2015

A heartbroken dog owner has backed a new campaign to raise awareness of a mysterious and deadly disease affecting canines across the country.

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