Canine Distemper Deals Fatal Blow to Raccoons in Ocean County

NorthStar VETS wants to make pet parents aware of a serious problem happening at the shore. Canine Distemper is currently running rampant through the raccoon population because they have no immunity to it. This disease can also affect pets, so it is advised that you visit your family veterinarian to discuss keeping your pet safe against canine distemper.

Read news coverage of the issue at and ABC7 NY.

Separately, Dr. Steven Berkowitz of the NorthStar VETS Emergency and Critical Care team recently warned area pet parents about the spike in Leptospirosis cases in the region and advised them to see their family veterinarian to discuss getting their pets vaccinated.

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