Current Topics in Infectious Disease



Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Information for dog owners on the novel Coronavirus.

Fact sheets on Infectious Disease

Infectious diseases are potentially life threatening and can affect all dogs. Many of these diseases are also zoonotic, meaning they can affect humans, too. Being aware of key clinical signs and preventive measures are important to keep your dog healthy.

Get the Facts on Other Infectious Diseases

Antimicrobial Resistance

Blastomycosis

Canine Brucellosis

Chagas Disease

Canine Distemper

Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex

Canine Influenza (Flu)

Canine Parvovirus

Dermatophytosis (Ringworm)

Giardia

Heartworm

Histoplasmosis

Hookworms

Leptospirosis

Lyme Disease (Borreliosis)

Rabies



Canine Transport

Read a new article on the associated concerns between canine transport and health issues: Impact of Dog Transport on High-Risk Infectious Diseases.

Vet Clin Small Anim 49 (2019) 615–627
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cvsm.2019.02.004
0195-5616/19/ © 2019 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.



Infectious Disease Risk

Read a new article on infectious disease risk: The Dynamic Nature of Canine and Feline Infectious Disease Risks in the Twenty-first Century.

Vet Clin Small Anim  49 (2019) 587–598
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cvsm.2019.02.002
0195-5616/19/Crown Copyright © 2019 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Learn about risk reduction strategies: Risk reduction and management strategies to prevent transmission of infectious disease among dogs at dog shows, sporting events, and other canine group settings.

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 249:6 (2016) 612-627

https://doi.org/10.2460/javma.249.6.612

Learn about disease prevention resources and calculate risk: Disease prevention at canine group settings.

Ohio State University



Brucellosis

 

Read the latest on brucellosis from the CDC, co-authored by CHF-funded researcher Dr. Arenas-Gamboa: Brucellosis in Dogs and Public Health Risk

Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(8), 1401-1406.
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/24/8/17-1171_article#30

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