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Q. Can dogs get Zika virus? Any preventive measures?

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. As this virus is quiet new there is no information about the matter, nor there is any studies about the subject. The only thing we know is that at least one type of mosquito which is spreading the disease in humans can bite dogs as well. It does not mean that dogs can be infected or spread the disease though.


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