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What kind of treatment for a dog with Rocky Mountain spotted fever? I have read they should go into the hospital.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?

His name is ***** ***** is about 5 or 6. He is a rescue

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Angel?

No. I just noticed that he wasn't moving around like he use to and had a horrible rash on his body. He is a Great Pyrenees

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 11 months ago

How as the RMSF diagnosed?

Are any other tick borne illnesses present?

Can you share pictures of what you're seeing?

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