About Alabama Rot / CRGV

Read the current info about Alabama Rot / CRGV for pet owners from Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists (AMVS).

If your dog gets skin lesions or other symptoms consult your vet, without delay.

“Unexplained redness, sores or swelling of the skin (particularly on the paws or legs but also the body, face, tongue or mouth) are often the first sign of this disease.” (AMVS, Feb 2016)

After four years in the UK, we still don’t know what causes Alabama Rot. However, AlabamaRot.co.uk have analysed the records – we know that 90% of confirmed cases have been in the six months during Winter and Spring (December – May).


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