Following an outbreak of leptospira hebdomadis, dog owners are being advised to prevent their dogs drinking from streams and watercourses. Photo: AlamyFollowing an outbreak of leptospira hebdomadis, dog owners are being advised to prevent their dogs drinking from streams and watercourses. Photo: Alamy
Following an outbreak of leptospira hebdomadis, dog owners are being advised to prevent their dogs drinking from streams and watercourses. Photo: Alamy

Hong Kong dog owners warned to be vigilant around water after new disease strain discovered

  • A rise in the number of dogs dying from leptospirosis has been blamed on a strain new to Hong Kong
  • Vets advise owners to keep dogs on a leash around watercourses to prevent them from playing in or drinking potentially tainted water

Topic |   Wellness
Following an outbreak of leptospira hebdomadis, dog owners are being advised to prevent their dogs drinking from streams and watercourses. Photo: AlamyFollowing an outbreak of leptospira hebdomadis, dog owners are being advised to prevent their dogs drinking from streams and watercourses. Photo: Alamy
Following an outbreak of leptospira hebdomadis, dog owners are being advised to prevent their dogs drinking from streams and watercourses. Photo: Alamy
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