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My 6 week old mini schnauzer is sick. Could it be contagious to my kids?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
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In brief: Yes if infected

Dogs are a source of a number of illness that can be contagious to humans.
Children in particular may be susceptible as their immune systems develop. Among the illnesses are GI infections which present with vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal discomfort.

In brief: Yes if infected

Dogs are a source of a number of illness that can be contagious to humans.
Children in particular may be susceptible as their immune systems develop. Among the illnesses are GI infections which present with vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal discomfort.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: DEPENDS ON THE CAUSE

Of the dog's illness.

In brief: DEPENDS ON THE CAUSE

Of the dog's illness.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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