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Can dogs get stds from humans

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Just curious about the rumors I have been hearing?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Terri Riba replied 10 years ago.

Dear friend,

Human, canine and feline STD's are species specific and can only be spread to the same species. So they cannot be contracted from dog to human or vice virsa. So the answer is absolutely not - a dog CANNOT get and STD from a person.

Please let me know if you still have any questions.

Very sincerely,


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Customer: replied 10 years ago.
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Expert:  Terri Riba replied 10 years ago.

You are very welcome. Please let me know if you have any additional questions. I will be more then happy to help.

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