Puck

Species: Dog

Sex: Female

Age: 7

Year: 2007

Country: U.S.A.

Locality: Iron, MN

Survived?: Yes

Medical Diagnosis of Blastomycosis?: Yes

Where Caught: Probably on our property. We had recently built a new house and were still doing a lot of landscaping. But we had also been camping in a couple different areas that are known for Blasto.

Symptoms: Puck started with a cough that progressed into listlessness, fever & throwing up. She was rapidly losing weight.

Treatment: She was on Itraconzole for 6 months.

Cost of Treatment:

Additional Comments: As of June 2008 Puck is doing very well, but I am constantly worried about a relapse. Every time she coughs or seems to have a hard time breathing I am afraid she is having a relapse.

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