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can a dog get hepatitis c if the dog licks up blood from a ...

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can a dog get hepatitis c if the dog licks up blood from a hepatitis c infected person.

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Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  NancyH replied 11 years ago.
No thats a human hepatitis and dogs can't get it. Just like we don't get the viral infection of hepatitis that dogs can get.
While there are some zoonotic diseases (transferable between humans and dogs) this isn't one of them.
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