Alabama Rot Research Fund
Alabama Rot, also called Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV), is a condition, often fatal, in dogs. The initial symptoms are skin lesions on the legs, chest, abdomen or face, with eventual kidney failure in many affected dogs. The cause(s) of the condition is /are unknown; there is no known cure or prevention (i.e. vaccination), and treatment options are generally limited to intensive management of the kidney failure.
The Alabama Rot Research Fund (ARRF) has been set up to fund and promote research into this condition, with the aim of guiding treatment and prevention strategies.
If you want more information about Alabama Rot and it's symptoms, here are links to some excellent websites: