Vets Anderson Moores have issued a new update on the mystery illness affecting dogs, which can be viewed here http://www.andersonmoores.com/vet/news There have been 2 new cases confirmed within the Forest, in dogs walked at Rhinefield and Deerleap. NFDC have compiled a table of confirmed and suspected cases around the country which can be viewed here http://www.newforest.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=14110 There have also been reports of palm oil (which can be fatal to dogs if eaten) on beaches from Southampton to Bournemouth. Please remain vigilant in checking your dogs over for lesions and seek veterinary advice immediately if you notice anything unusual.
Sent by NFDOG. Contact: New Forest Dog Owners Group Racecourse View Lyndhurst Southampton, Hampshire SO43 7AQ
Five-year-old flat-coated retriever Erin, who died in February from acute kidney failure