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1. Aspergillosis in Dogs
Aspergillosis is a fungal infection caused by a species of fungus belonging to the genus Aspergillus. The nasal cavity and respiratory system are most commonly affected, although the infection may spread throughout the body with grave consequence.
2. Babesiosis in Dogs
Canine babesiosis is a tick-borne disease caused by a protozoan blood parasite. The organism is spread to dogs through the bite of a tick and can infect dogs of all ages, although most infected dogs are less than three years old.
3. Bartonellosis in Dogs
Bartonellosis is a disease caused by the bacteria **Bartonella**. There are several subspecies of Bartonella and each are associated with causing different problems.
4. Blastomycosis in Dogs
Blastomycosis is a serious fungal disease that most often affects the lungs. Hunting dogs that spend a lot of time outdoors and live in endemic areas are at risk for inhaling this organism and developing the disease.
5. Brucellosis in Dogs
Brucellosis is a contagious disease of dogs caused by Brucella canis, a small bacterial organism. The disease causes late abortions in bitches, and infertility and scrotal dermatitis in males.
6. Campylobacteriosis in Dogs
Campylobacteriosis is a common cause of intestinal inflammation in man and several animal species, including dogs and cats. In many cases, dogs and cats are carriers of the organism, but show no clinical signs.
7. Canine Coronavirus
Coronavirus (“Corona,” for short) is a virus causing sudden infection in puppies and dogs. It invades the rapidly growing cells of the intestinal lining resulting in nausea, lack of appetite, vomiting and diarrhea.
8. Canine Distemper
Canine distemper is an acute (sudden onset) contagious and often fatal disease with respiratory, gastrointestinal, and central nervous system manifestations.
9. Cryptococcosis in Dogs
Cryptococcosis is a fungal disease contracted by inhalation of spores, which may affect dogs, cats and people. The excrement of birds, especially pigeons, is the main environmental reservoir for the spores, although birds rarely become infected.
10. Ehrlichiosis in Dogs
Ehrlichiosis is a relatively common tick-born disease characterized by bleeding tendencies. It is transmitted by ticks through their saliva, and infrequently, it can be caused by the transfusion of infected blood.
 

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