Locality: Madison, WI
Medical Diagnosis of Blastomycosis?: Yes
Where Caught: Somewhere in Northern WI, possibly in the Black RIver falls area, or the Door County area, or from his previous home, which was located in a marshy area near Beaver Dam, WI.
Loss of apetite
Loss of use of legs
and eventually, trouble breathing
Treatment: Was misdiagnosed, treated for Lyme's disease, and was then given steroids. Once breathing trouble started he was finally diagnosed and given an anti-fungal but died the next day.
Cost of Treatment:
Additional Comments: Our dog was a small statured, lhaso apso, a city dog, dispelling the myth that this will only happen in larger, country, or hunting dogs
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