In recent days, even as we start to move on from the pandemic, we’re starting to hear of a sudden and unusual spike in cases of another exotic infectious disease. Here in the UK, there are clear signs of local transmission, leading to frantic detective work by the health authorities to locate and isolate possible cases. But while we’re all being soberly told that this infection is endemic to west Africa and is spread from animals, have you ever wondered – is it just monkeys and humans who are at risk? Are our pets safe?
Johnny the Pit Bull was rescued from a Chicago dogfighting ring. Discovered chained in the basement of a repeat offender with nine other dogs, he was nervous and reserved when he first entered the home of Clara and Andrew “Roo” Yori. Luckily, the couple is experienced in rehabilitating fighting dogs, having fostered and adopted several … Read more