This is an illness transferred by ticks and also widely spread in the Mediterranean area.
The tick transfers the bacteria-like cells into the bloodstream where these attack the red corpuscles and the thrombocytes ;
this can suffer from tiredness, fever, unwell feeling and sometimes lose weight.
In sever cases the bleeding can result in damage to the spinal marrow and joints .
These bleeding can occur in any organ causing relates damage.
The Erlichiosis itself is usually curable.
What should be done?
What can i do if my dog already has Erlichiosis.?
The treatment consists of an specif antibiotic given for nearly 6 weeks
Because of the long period of antibiotic the vet control i very important - Side effect can be stomach/intestinal inflammation
Other drugs are maybe a necessary
So in your special case I can provide you with an professional advice by e mail
If the dog suffers from chronic illness (e.g. wounds which don’t heal), which in normal cases existing medicaments can usually handle, then a blood test should certainly be done in order to exclude Erlichiosis or Leishmaniosis.