Do dogs catch colds or flu?

No, dogs donโ€™t get colds in the same way that humans do and they cannot catch the cold virus that causes symptoms in humans. However, dogs can get infections that create symptoms like a cold, such as sneezing and congestion. How do you tell if your dog has a cold or flu? The signs of …

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Do dogs get colds and sneeze?

Do they get colds? Dogs can get infections that make them sneeze and sniffle, just like we do. However, your dogโ€™s cold symptoms could also be the result of a more serious disease. Should I be worried if my dog is sneezing? Occasional sneezing is normal but if your dog is sneezing excessively, violently or …

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Why don t Dogs catch human colds?

Thatโ€™s because the viruses that cause the common cold in people are species-specific. In other words, in the case of the cold, they can infect only humans. How it works is that a virus is like a key that only fits into the right lock, called a receptor. Can dogs catch illnesses from humans? There …

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