Worst fears realised, a new deadly dog disease is already spreading south

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
Updated February 2 2021 - 6:27am, first published 6:00am
TICK REMOVAL: Acute disease develops about 13 weeks after the tick bite, but the chronic form of ehrlichiosis may not appear until months or years later. Picture: WA government.

A deadly dog disease which is spreading rapidly across northern Australia has now been found in South Australia.

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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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