Kansas City Metro Vet Fact Check Against Sick Pupper Fear Spreading Via Social Media

A worthwhile report to send your mom when she panics about something new she read on Facebook:

Mission Animal Clinic Veterinarian Curtis Concannon said, contrary to the circulating social media posts – leptospirosis is not a major issue in Kansas City.

“We’re not seeing an influx in cases by any means,” he said. “We’re just seeing regular illnesses that we typically see as for as something like going to the dog park and getting a respiratory disease.”

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Potentially deadly dog disease scaring Kansas Citians

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Will my dog be next? That's the question many Kansas Citians have been asking as numerous posts have popped up regarding a potentially deadly disease. A bacterial disease called leptospirosis has folks in the metro barking.