• More Than 30 Shelter Dogs Show Symptoms Of Potentially Deadly “Strep Zoo” Infection

    6 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Maricopa County Animal Care and Control ‘s east Valley shelter is battling a highly contagious and potentially deadly upper respiratory infection. More than 30 dogs are currently displaying symptoms.
    Officials say at least one dog passed away after testing positive for the bacterium, Streptococcus Zooepidemicus , commonly referred to as “Strep Zoo.” Test results for two other recently deceased dogs are pending.
    Strep Zoo is treatable if caught in its early stages and all of the symptomatic dogs have been put on antibiotics, says MCACC spokesman, Jose Miguel Santiago.
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