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A contagious viral disease, that affects the GI system, resulting in sporadic outbreaks of vomiting and diarrhea.
diarrhea is yellow-green in color and malodorous
How is the Corona virus transmitted?
fecal-oral route
DHPP stands for what?
D- Distemper
H- Hepatitis
P- Parainfluenza
P- Parvovirus
Highly contagious viral disease, with high fever, and often fatal. Respiratory, GI, and central nervous sytem is affected.
CNS signs-seizures,circling,pacing,etc
Nasal discharge followed by pneumonia,vomiting,diarrhea,
and fever.
How is Distemper transmitted?
through all body secretions and excretions and airborne.
easily destroyed by disinfectants, survives no more than a few days outside the host,recovered dogs are not carriers
What is Infectious Tracheobronchitis?
Contagious respiratory disease often caused by the bacteria Bordetella bronchiseptica.
it can be caused by the viruses parainfluenza and adenovirus 1 and 2
How is Infectious Tracheobronchitis transmitted?
highly contagious via aerosol spread and fomites

An acute and chronic bacterial disease that affects the lungs, kidneys, and liver. What is it?
How is leptospirosis transmitted?
transmitted by food, water, bedding, soil, vegetation, or fomites
Leptospirosis can be spread in the urine of recovered animals for months to years after infection- True or False
Name three zoonotic canine diseases.
Rabies, leptospirosis, and Lyme disease.
What does zoonotic mean?
Can be transmitted from animal to human.
What virus can infect almost all warm blooded animals and is considered not treatable. It infects the nervous system, causing death of paralysis
How is Rabies transmitted?
in the saliva
How is the parvovirus transmitted?
fecal-oral route
how long can the parvovirus be stable in the environment?
months to years
How is Lyme disease transmitted?
transmitted most commonly by the deer tick, Ixodes dammini-through a tick bite
infected animals pose little risk to humans, but the risk lies in their passing ticks to humans
What age do we recommend a puppy has its first vaccine?
8 weeks
What is hepatitis?
A viral disease caused by adenovirus 1.
Hepatitis affects the liver, eyes and endothelium.
True or False