What is Lepto, Anyway?
I’m sure most of you have heard about the ‘new’ mystery disease in dogs going around the Valley, and you might be getting a little worried about it. I wanted to take some time to talk about what it is, why it is currently a problem, what to look out for in your pets, and what we need to do about it. First, what is this disease? It’s called Leptospirosis, or Lepto for short. It is caused by a type of bacterium that can be found in the urinary tract of infected animals such as