Ehrlichiosis, deadly dog disease spread by brown dog tick on the move

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
Updated January 27 2021 - 10:59pm, first published January 10 2021 - 11:39pm
QUICK SPREADING: In little more than six months, the common brown dog tick has become infected with the deadly dog disease ehrlichiosis to kill many hundreds of dogs across northern Australia. Picture: Hillcrest Animal Hospital.

A deadly dog disease is spreading fast across northern Australia and experts say it is only a matter of time before every dog in Australia is at risk.

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Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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