Medical Diagnosis of Blastomycosis?: Yes
Where Caught: Possibly near a pond in South Beloit IL
Symptoms: Skin lesions that burst pus and blood. Hind leg swelled up to about 3x's normal size before a lesion burst. She is a strong dog doesn't show any signs of pain but she is definitly less active now. Just lays around the house.
My dad's dog, malachai, also came down with it and he lives 20 miles away. (also listed)
Treatment: Was misdiagnosed as cancer. She was given 2 weeks to live. Found out today May 2012 that it was blasto. Haven't decided on treatment but may update. It seems she is unlikely to survive and treatment may not be affordable. Going to another veterinarian to check out treatment options.
Cost of Treatment:
Additional Comments: Also see malachai he came down with blasto possibly a few weeks before kasey and lives 20 miles away. Neither dog had contact with each other. Both dogs are rottweilers.