Buster

Species: Dog

Sex: Male

Age: 5

Year: 2008

Country: U.S.A.

Locality: Lansing, Iowa

Survived?: Yes

Medical Diagnosis of Blastomycosis?: Yes

Where Caught: Mississippi River area near Lansing, Iowa

Symptoms: Coughing, Hacking, Loss of Appetite, Heavy and lots of Respirations

Treatment: Buster was in intensive care at Iowa State university for Ten days in an oxegen tank. He was prescribed Itra since day one. Buster has been on Itra for two weeks.

It has now been a month since Buster was diagnosed. Buster is back to eating dry dog food and has a lot of his energy back. He has run into some small complications like swollen lips and puss coming from his eyes. The vet says they dialated his eyes and see no signs of the blasto in his eyes.

Cost of Treatment: $3,000.00 to 4,000

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