Heartworms in Humans & Dogs?

Answer Heartworm is a type of parasite that primarily affects dogs, but that can also harm cats and other animals as well as people. Despite the fact that they are preventable, many dogs still get heartwo... Read More »

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Scabies in Dogs & Humans?

Scabies affects many different species of animals, dogs and humans included. The disease is also known as sarcoptic mange (dogs) and human mange (humans). Human scabies mites are very small, though... Read More »

Why are humans allergic to dogs?

Some people may cough, sneeze or break out into a rash when around dogs. Though it can be extremely perplexing for an owner or dog lover to realize they have an allergic reaction to their canine pa... Read More »

Mites in Dogs & Humans?

Mites exist naturally on both dogs and humans. Although usually not a threat, these microscopic creatures can become a problem for their hosts if they become too numerous. Mange is among the proble... Read More »

Can humans get lice from dogs?

On One Hand: Lice are Species-SpecificAlthough dogs can get lice, they are not the same kind that humans get, or even the same kind that other animals, such as cats, get, according to Dog Breed Inf... Read More »