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Cold sores

November 18th, 2003, 12:20 PM
Thank you for the info
I wish it was the same though. Otherwise we still don't know what he has.
Thanks anyways though

January 2nd, 2006, 11:27 PM
Does anyone know if dogs can get cold sores. If so what are the symptoms and how do you treat it. Does it look the same as when a human gets it??

January 3rd, 2006, 01:40 PM
Cold sores are caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 & 2. As far as I know you cannot give them to your dog and your dog cannot give them to you. Primates do get them though. There is a form of herpes virus that infects dogs though, but I do not believe that they are the same.

January 4th, 2006, 01:59 PM
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