Sweet home Alabama: errant Gateshead pigeon takes diversion to US | Animals

Homing pigeons have been known for centuries for their ability to find their way home after traveling hundreds of miles. But one little bird, named Bob, might need to work on his internal compass. The four-year-old pigeon, from Gateshead, turned up about 4,000 miles away in the US after getting lost on a fairly routine … Read more

Anderson Moores confirms two more Alabama rot cases

Two more cases of potentially fatal cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV) have been confirmed in the UK – bringing this year total number to five. Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists in Winchester – which has been leading research into CRGV, also known as Alabama rot – has confirmed cases in Bristol and Devon. Leading the … Read more

More cases of Alabama Rot in the West Country – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists has confirmed two more cases of the usually fatal cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV), otherwise known as Alabama Rot. The two cases came from Bristol and Kingsbridge, Devon, taking the total number this year to five countrywide. David Walker, American, RCVS and EBVS European specialist in small animal internal medicine, … Read more