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Can dogs get mono?
An_220682 posted:
I was just diagnosed with Mono. Our Shih Tzu loves to lick my face and I was worried that he may catch it from me. Are dogs affected by the disease?
Thanks for your help!
Sandy Willis, DVM, DACVIM responded:
Hi there,
No, I have never heard of mono in a dog. However, when I am very sick, I cuddle my pets but try to encourage them to stay away from my snuzzy nose, etc just cuz.
I hope you get better soon.
Dr. Sandy
shihtzus replied to Sandy Willis, DVM, DACVIM's response:
wow i never knew that i found out yesterday i had mono and i have a shih-tzu she loves to sleep with you,play,cuddle,give kisses,etc. and i was kind of freaked out but thank you for this info!!!!!!!!!


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