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Can Dogs Get Coronavirus?

Learn about COVID-19 and whether dogs can get it.

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs

Rocky Mountain spotted fever in dogs is caused by bacteria spread by tick bites.

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Tick Paralysis in Dogs

Learn about the cause, signs, diagnosis, and treatment of tick paralysis in dogs.

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Tularemia in Dogs

Learn what causes tularemia in dogs, how it's diagnosed and treated, and what the signs of tularemia are.

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Hepatozoonosis in Dogs

Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of hepatozoonosis in dogs.

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Bartonellosis in Dogs

Learn more about bartonellosis in dogs, including its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Blastomycosis in Dogs

Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of blastomycosis in dogs.

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Anaplasmosis in Dogs

Learn about anaplasmosis in dogs, including how it's transmitted, diagnosed, and treated.

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Ehrlichiosis in Dogs

Learn about the cause, signs, diagnosis, and treatment of ehrlichiosis in dogs.

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Brucellosis in Dogs

Learn about the testing, symptoms, and treatment for brucellosis in dogs.

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Rabies in Dogs

Learn how rabies is transmitted, its signs in dogs, and how to prevent it.

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Leptospirosis in Dogs

Learn about leptospirosis in dogs, its symptoms, cause, and treatment.

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Campylobacter Outbreak from Pet Store Puppies

Learn about campylobacter and how it has sickened 55 people in a 2017 outbreak.

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Lyme Disease in Dogs

Learn the common symptoms of Lyme disease in dogs and how it is treated and prevented.

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Zika Virus and Dogs

Find out if Zika virus can be transmitted to dogs or passed to humans by them.

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Bubonic Plague: The Role of Dogs in the Spread of Plague

Dogs are quite resistant to developing bubonic plague. However, they can help spread the disease to people and cats.

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Canine Influenza

Canine influenza is serious in a small number of cases. Find out the cause, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of canine influenza here.

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Dogs and Ebola

With the Ebola virus now on American soil, pet owners may be prompted to wonder, can pets contract Ebola? Can they transmit it to people?

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Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Learn about the causes, treatments, and prevention options for heartworm disease in dogs.

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