This post reports the closure of AlabamaRot.co.uk maps and donations. So now, Vets4Pets will host the confirmed Alabama Rot map and the Alabama Rot Research Fund will collect donations.
Jessica Worthington’s cocker spaniel Pippa died after contracting Alabama Rot. Fortunately, her other cocker Molly survived. Jessica is raising money for Alabama Rot research.
In June 2016 the Alabama Rot Research Fund (ARRF) charity was founded. The founders’ dog Lulu had contracted Alabama Rot … and survived! Read Lulu’s story here and here.
Anderson Moores Vet Specialists take referrals from vets; research treatments and causes of Alabama Rot. The presentation covered the background, literature, case information and prognosis of CRGV.
Frisbee survived Alabama Rot in Godshill, Fordingbridge, April 2014 A 3 year old black Labradoodle survived Alabama Rot. Owner Shaun Hennessy wrote to AlabamaRot.co.uk in October 2016: ‘Frisbee was in intensive care for a week where he received plenty of fluids via a drip and thankfully appears to have made a full recovery.’ Full story – see Godshill, Hants …
A review of 30 cases of Alabama Rot asks: “What causes CRGV in dogs? Unfortunately, the cause is unknown at the moment, but there is one strong candidate – aHUS (atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome).”