AIDS is a syndrome that develops in humans infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). As such, dogs cannot get AIDS. There is a canine disease called ehrlichiosis, which is similar to AIDS in humans. One major difference is that ehrlichiosis can be cured with antibiotics.
Cats have an analogous virus, FIV, but that cannot be passed to dogs either. The only major immunodeficiency I know of that dogs can end up with is Severe Combined Immunodeficiency or SCID, and that's genetic. So, to make a long story short, the answer is no, dogs can't get AIDS.
Can dogs get AIDS from the sperm of a human who doesn't have AIDS? First of all, it is animal abuse to expose a dog to humanexcretions in the manner in which you suggest, and this is a felonyin ...
But what about dogs? If a dog should lick sweat from an HIV-positive person (or even bite them!) is the dog at risk? Can Dogs Get Hiv? NO! The clue is in the name "Human" Immunodeficiency Virus. This is a relatively delicate virus that is passed in body fluids between people.
Home Animals Dogs HIV/AIDS and dogs. HIV/AIDS and dogs By Scott Weese on April 30, 2008 Posted in Dogs, Other diseases. Here are a couple questions that I get periodically… My dog licked someone with HIV/AIDS, and they had an open sore. Can my dog get HIV? Can a dog that bites someone with HIV get infected?
Hi, Nope, but having sex with a dog can cause lots of other problems. One of the things you could get is arrested. See below. Dr. Bob can dogs contract hiv from humans (DOGS AND HIV, 2008) May...
No. HIV can not be spread to, from, or by cats, dogs, birds, or other pets. Many viruses cause diseases that are like AIDS, such as feline leukemia virus, or FeLV, in cats. These viruses cause ...
Can a dog get aids or become a carrier of Aids from his owner? I'm in dog rescue. We took in a poodle who along with several other dogs were found in a home in which their owner had died of aids. The person had died and had been there for sometime and the dogs/cats began to eat his flesh.
Can a pet licking sweat or a cut from a HIV positve persons skin cause them to get sick or even HIV but in animal form whatever that may be? (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2009)
Feline AIDS is also known as the feline immunodeficiency virus. It mirrors the human version in that it can take years after exposure before symptoms emerge. VetInfo explains that feline AIDS attacks the cat's immune system by allowing bacteria, fungi, parasites and other viruses to worsen a cat's health.