Flora – Further Sadness

Very emotional this evening.  Have received the paperwork back for the claim on our pet insurance for the treatment of our dog Flora.  She sadly was put to sleep on the 03/10/2014. Having to deal with the insurance aspect of things brings back all the emotions around the situation, and still raises questions about the Lepto4 Vaccine.  Although as a specialist in the field of … Continue reading Flora – Further Sadness

Leptospirosis – What is it?

Due to the tragic loss of my dog Flora, I have spent a lot of time researching Leptospirosis, and thought I would share my findings about it. So what is Leptospirosis? Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease which is zoonotic, this means that it is transferable to humans and animals, in both directions. It is a nasty bacteria that has over 200 separate strains, and when … Continue reading Leptospirosis – What is it?