Dogs' Social Lives and Disease Risks - Tips for Canine and Human Safety

Whether it's the dog park, doggie day care, boarding, competitions or training classes, mingling dogs with varied or unknown health histories can present health problems for dogs as well as their owners. While there are always risks, the AVMA has some commonsense measures that can decrease the disease risks for you and your dog(s). View AVMA's resources on preventing the spread of disease in common canine social settings.

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