This is an update to an article posted on our website last year regarding Alabama Rot. The original article can be viewed here.

Three cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV), commonly known as Alabama rot, have recently been confirmed in the UK.

The new cases of the disease have been confirmed in Atherton (Greater Manchester) and Redhill and Woldingham (Surrey) by Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists.

In total, the UK has seen 184 confirmed cases across 38 counties since 2012, with 52 cases in 2018 and 9 in 2019 so far.

Our owners are asked to remain vigilant and refer to us immediately if you have any concerns.