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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


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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