Yorkshire Coast vets explain to the ‘Guardian’ that there has been a large increase in severe diarrhea and vomiting among animals
A mysterious illness is hitting the dogs off the Yorkshire coast, in the United Kingdom. According to ‘The Guardian’, veterinarians and owners have warned in recent days of a large increase in cases of vomiting serious and diarrhea that have occurred among the animals that have walked along the beaches of this region.
This Monday, the veterinary nurse Brogan Proud published a message on Facebook asking dog owners not to go to the beach after detecting a significant increase in this mysterious disease, which could affect “thousands” of dogs. The publication has attracted the testimony of similar cases of people who visited the beaches with their dogs during the first days of January.
Beyond the theories circulating on the networks, Proud has explained that no veterinarian, agency or authority has been able to establish a cause of this disease, which is unknown if it is related to having ingested any substance dragged on the beach or having bathed in the sea. No link has been established between this disease and the beaches of yorkshire.
“Whether it’s a virus or bacteria, it’s going to be spread through urine, faeces or shedding. And we all know how dogs like to meet and greet each other: nose-to-nose, butt-touching and all sorts of other things.” of things”, explained the veterinarian. Her recommendation is to wash the dogs well and be aware of their behavior.