Apr 6, 2024, 10:58 AM

Diseases That Can Spread Between Dogs and Humans

Diseases That Can Spread Between Dogs and Humans

TEHRAN, Apr. 06 (MNA) – Dogs are one of the smartest and most lovable pets, keeping them reduces stress and anxiety in people and has more benefits.

Despite all the advantages of taking care of dogs, there are also some disadvantages that make many people regret taking care of dogs, and one of them is the transmission of diseases from dogs to humans.

Common diseases between humans and dogs

A group of diseases can be transmitted from dogs to humans, but this issue is nothing to worry about, because by following the health tips, no diseases will be transmitted from dogs to you.

 If dogs and humans share a handful of diseases, humans have countless diseases that can be transmitted to other humans! So, just as our solution to avoid getting sick from other humans is not to avoid and eliminate them from our lives (!) in the case of dogs, instead of eliminating them, we will look for scientific and health solutions to protect ourselves from the transmission of diseases from dogs. do.

What are the diseases that are transmitted from domestic dogs to humans?

Saying that there are dangerous diseases is not a reason to say that certain diseases can be transmitted from dogs to humans, so dogs are not good animals! We do not erase the problem, but as we said, take care of yourself because we never cut off our communication with people in the community who share thousands of common diseases! We only care to take care of ourselves. PuppyBliss.co we will provide you with ways to take care of your small dog safely, Join their community of devoted small dog parents and shop small dog accessories today for a tail-wagging good time!

Among the most important diseases that can be transmitted from dogs to humans are listed below:

Campylobacter bacteria
Malassezia (we talked about fungal skin infection before, if you don't have a strong immune system, be careful about this: What is dog skin yeast?)

Transmission of Ascaris worm from dog to human (parasite in dogs)

Parasites are the most common common pathogens among all animals and humans. Dogs, just like livestock and other animals, can be infected with parasites, and if there is no treatment and hygiene precautions are not followed, it is possible to transmit parasites from dogs to humans.

Prevention of parasites from dogs to humans
If you are in contact with a dog whose background you do not know, you should assume that he is infected with digestive parasites. Therefore, if that dog is going to live in your vicinity, you should go to the veterinarian as soon as possible and ask the veterinarian for a course of parasite treatment for the dog.

Depending on your dog's weight, the vet will give him an antiparasitic pill and may ask you to repeat the pill two days later and then again 15 days later. Also, according to the animal's symptoms, the veterinarian may use the injection of an anti-parasitic drug under the skin, which is effective in eliminating skin parasites and some intestinal parasites.

Of course, the vet may not start the antiparasitic treatment for the dog you have taken for treatment due to complex problems or weakness, and postpone it until a little later. During this time, if you are taking care of a dog, you should take hygiene and hand washing very seriously.

If you kindly feed city dogs or if you happen to come into contact with a dog that you are not sure of the owner's health and hygiene, use gloves and if you do not have access to gloves, be careful not to touch your hands. Do not touch your face and immediately wash your hands with soap and water after contact. These simple measures are enough to be sure of the transfer of parasites from the dog to you or your children forever!

Salmonellosis is one of the diseases that can be transmitted from dogs to humans
Salmonellosis is a bacterial disease that dogs and cats usually get from consuming contaminated food and water, contact with infected animals, and raw eggs.

Symptoms of salmonellosis in dogs

Weight Loss
and dehydration

Prevention of transmission of bacterial disease from dogs to humans

Usually, children under 5 years old and people over 65 years old, as well as people who have a weak immune system, will be exposed to this disease. The best way to prevent the transmission of this disease from an infected dog to a human is to wash your hands regularly and avoid contact with the saliva and feces of an infected animal. If you are in contact with urban dogs, do not withhold your love from them, just wash your hands with soap and water! So easily!

Preventing the transmission of leptospirosis from dogs to humans

Leptospirosis can be mentioned among other diseases that can be transmitted from dogs to humans. This disease is usually transmitted to dogs through the contact of cut skin with soil contaminated with urine, food, water or urine. This disease is also bacterial and to prevent the occurrence of this disease, you must vaccinate the dogs.

Leptospirosis bacteria can contaminate water or soil through animal urine and survive for months. This disease in dogs is usually associated with symptoms such as fever, fatigue, yellow skin, red eyes, loss of appetite and change in urine volume. A person infected with leptospirosis may not have any symptoms, but usually the symptoms of this disease in humans include abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle pain, fever, chills, and red eyes.

The main reason for the transmission of this disease from dog to human is contact with the urine of a sick dog, this disease will be treated with appropriate antibiotics. Don't forget to wash your hands with soap and water.

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