~Diseases.... and what they are~
for these Canine Diseases......
Transmitted by direct or indirect contact with the
discharges from an infected dog's eyes, nose, or urine.
Widespread, highly contagious and usually deadly, even
among older dogs. A primary killer of puppies.
Highly resistant virus withstands extreme temperature
changes and exposure to most disinfectants. May cause severe
diarrhea and vomiting. A highly contagious disease and
especially dangerous for puppies.
A highly contagious, but mild and self~limiting intestinal
disease that occasionally will cause death. Causes vomiting
and diarrhea in dogs of all ages, but is seen most often in
Lepto is an infectious bacterial disease transmitted by
contact with infected urine from rodents and other animals.
Can be spread to humans as well as other animals and may
cause permanent kidney damage.
**Canine Bordetella Bronchiseptica**
(Kennel Cough) A bacterial respiratory tract infection
transmitted by nasal secretions. Harsh, non~productive
cough may last 1~3 wks. Bordetella infections can occur alone
or in combination with other respiratory problems.
Mild respiratory tract infection transmitted through
contact with nasal secretions. Infection is more severe in
**Canine Adenovirus Type 1&2**
Hepatitis is caused by Adenovirus type~1 and attacks the
liver. Transmitted through contact with objects contaminated
by urine, saliva, and feces. Early signs are similar to
distemper. Adenovirus type~2 is a respiratory infection that
may be associated with kennel cough.
**Canine Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)**
Bacterial infection spread by a bite from an infected tick.
Symptoms include fever, lethargy and muscle stiffness.
Lameness can occur in more severe cases.
A waterborne protozoal parasite found in rivers, streams,
ponds, puddles and even swimming pools. Infected animals
contaminate water sources by their feces. Symptons can
include persistant diarrhea, weight loss, abdominal pain and
vomiting. Re~infection is common.
The MOST feared disease and is almost always fatal.
Attacks the brain and central nervous system. Transmitted to
humans through a bite or scratch by an infected animal.
After puppy shots are completed give your pet a booster the
first year after and every 3 yrs. after that for pets. I booster
my dogs I use for breeders every year so the puppies can have
the immunity in the milk.