Dog Blood And Hiv Infection From Dogs

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...than the other greedy relatives! Regarding your question, you can relax. It is absolutely impossible to contract HIV from a dog. The "H" in HIV stands for "Human" (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). Dogs cannot acquire it or transmit it. So even if... Read more »

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