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Treatment is primarily palliative to relieve pain and may include glucocorticoids or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Initial combination therapy with trimethoprim/sulfa, clindamycin and pyrimethamine may be followed by long-term therapy with decoquinate.
Hepatozoonosis in dogs can be prevented by controlling ticks and tick bites. It may be possible to remove an infectious tick before it has had a chance to pass the disease into the dog’s blood. Always check your dog after returning from an outing, and remove ticks carefully, thoroughly, and immediately.
Does not show any signs of a disease
The fiber that covers the outside of a bone
The term for the hip and related area
Something that relieves a condition’s symptoms without curing the condition