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Soil-borne Disease of Dogs in Northern Michigan (Blastomycosis)

July 23, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


NEW! Thanks to a donation, we will be having this presentation professionally recorded. A link to the video will be made available once it is complete. If you would like to receive an email when the video is posted online CLICK HERE.

Blastomycosis (Blasto) is a fungal disease that primarily affects dogs, some cats and, rarely, humans. Infections can be fatal if neglected. Pockets of Blasto infections have been reported across the USA, to include the Eastern Upper Peninsula. It is likely that higher numbers of Blasto infections have been reported in recent years due to increased awareness, as well as from human encroachment into areas where the fungus naturally grows. Learn about the signs, symptoms and treatment from a panel of experts. No fee. No pre-registration required.

Presented by:
Dr. Carol Kauffman, MD – U of M Medical School
Dr. Daniel Langlois, DVM – MSU Veterinary College
Dr. Clinton Groover, DVM – Pickford Veterinary Clinic

This free presentation is made possible with support from The Americana Foundation.

If you are unable to attend the presentation and would like to learn more about Blastomycosis, CLICK HERE to download the brochure..


July 23, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hessel School House – Avery Arts & Nature Learning Center
3206 West Cedar Street
Hessel, MI 49745 United States
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