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21. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) in Dogs
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is an infectious, tick-borne disease caused by the organism Rickettsia rickettsii. Dogs at increased risk include those younger than four years of age and large breed dogs because they are more likely to be outdoors.
22. Salmon Poisoning in Dogs
Salmon poisoning is a frequently fatal rickettsial (an infectious organism) disease of wild and domestic dogs and is most often associated with eating raw fish.The name of the disease is misleading because there is no toxin involved.
23. Salmonellosis in Dogs
Salmonellosis is a highly contagious bacterial disease caused by many different types of the organism **Salmonella**. It can affect any age or breed of dog, although it is most commonly seen in young puppies and pregnant bitches.
24. Tetanus in Dogs
Tetanus is a highly fatal disease that affects the nervous system. It is caused by the neurotoxin Clostridium tetani. Fortunately for dogs, they seem to have a natural resistance to this toxin and rarely develop tetanus.
25. Toxoplasmosis in Dogs
Toxoplasmosis is an infectious disease caused by the protozoal organism Toxoplasma gondii. It is a zoonotic disease, which means it can be transferred to humans.
26. Tuberculosis in Dogs
Tuberculosis is a contagious disease that can spread from your pet to you. Dogs typically acquire infection through inhalation so the lungs are the primary targets and respiratory disease develops.
27. Tularemia in Dogs
Tularemia is an uncommon illness caused by the bacteria Francisella tularensis. The bacteria is transmitted by ticks and most often affects rabbits and cats but can also affect dogs or even humans.
28. Zoonotic Diseases in Dogs
Whether you own a dog or a cat, a bird or a reptile, a rabbit or fish, you should be aware that your pet can have an effect on your health by infecting you with certain diseases.
 

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