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The question of whether or not dogs can get AIDS is a controversial one. There are some who believe that it’s possible, while others insist that it isn’t. The truth is: we don’t know for sure. However, there are some things you should know about the virus and its effect on humans before deciding what to do with your dog in light of this information.

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Can Dogs Get AIDS? | Is It Possible for Dogs to Get AIDS?

-AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome which means an illness where people develop problems fighting off certain infections because their immune systems have been badly damaged by HIV infection.; There has never been any documented occurrence of a pure case (not transmitted through other methods) of AIDS in a dog.

-There are documented occurrences of dogs with HIV, which is the virus that causes AIDS to humans; The only way for an animal (or person) to get infected with HIV is by coming into contact with blood or other bodily fluids from someone who has it.; Dogs can contract HIV through these means: sexual intercourse, sharing needles and syringes when injecting drugs intravenously, transfusions of contaminated blood products, mother-to-infant transmission during pregnancy and breast feeding.

Dogs have not been shown to spread this disease among themselves like humans do. There’s also no evidence that would suggest they’re capable of developing full blown AIDS on their own without human intervention.; However, there

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