1. Bordetella vx- contagious
    when they inhale bacteria or virus particles into their respiratory tract.
    These factors include:
    -Exposure to crowded and/or poorly ventilated conditions, such as are found in many kennels and shelters
    -Cold temperatures
    -Exposure to dust and/or cigarette smoke
    -Travel-induced stress
    - running nose
    -eye discharge
    Kennel Cough
  2. is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus similar to the one that causes measles in people.
    DHPP (distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus, and parainfluenza combination)

  3. Dogs will typically come into contact with the leptospira bacteria in infected water, soil, or mud, while swimming, passing through, or drinking contaminated water, or from coming into contact with urine from an infected animal.

  4. one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases.
    -inflammation in the joints
    Borrelia burgdorferi - Lyme disease
  5. The virus is shed in large amounts in the stools of acutely infected dogs for up to several weeks following infection. The disease is transmitted by oral contact with infected feces. Parvo can be carried on the dog’s hair and feet, as well as on contaminated crates, shoes, and other objects. When the dog licks the fecal material off hair, feet, or anything that came in contact with infected feces, he acquires the disease.
  6. highly contagious viral infection which affects the liver, kidneys, spleen, lungs, and eyes in dogs.
    through direct-direct contact with infected saliva, urine, or feces either with your dog’s mouth or nose. Even a dog dish that has been licked clean can carry the virus. The tonsils and lymph nodes are the first body parts effected.
  7. virus is transmitted through contact with the nasal secretions of dogs that are infected with the disease.
    -virus spreads fast
    is a highly contagious respiratory disease that is frequently confused with kennel cough.
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