For mild cases, outpatient treatment is generally recommended. Meanwhile, dogs with a severe case of campylobacteriosis require close monitoring to prevent further complications. Your veterinarian may also recommend isolating the animal, administering an oral fluid therapy treatment for its dehydration, as well as antibiotics or a plasma transfusion.
While the dog is under treatment, it is important to keep it hydrated and watch for any worsening signs. Also, take the dog in for its follow-up treatments to ensure the bacteria have been completely removed.
Practicing overall proper hygiene by cleaning your dog's living and eating area, and routinely disinfecting its water and food bowls, are good ways to prevent this type of bacterial infection.
A medical condition in which the lymph nodes are inflamed
Small structures that filter out the lymph and store lymphocytes
The digestive tract containing the stomach and intestine
A medical condition in which the body has lost fluid or water in excessive amounts