The following cases are taken from actual medical records. Names, photographs, and minor details have been changed to maintain client/patient confidentiality.
June presented with a 3-day history of vomiting and anorexia. She lived in an urban household on the edge of the suburbs in a western state. June had been adopted 2 years previously by the owner, and received "shots" at adoption, but the exact vaccinations were unknown...
Lepto carriers can reside in urban, suburban, and rural areas. Take our risk assessment to see your dog's risk level.
Lepto is largely vaccine preventable. Most vaccines have 4 serovars to fight against today's most common serovars.
Read about real pets that were diagnosed with leptospirosis.