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Can dogs get feline aids from cats?

We are getting a puppy and we adopted a kitten a few month ago from the veternarian, the told us they didn't do the aids test on the kitten because he was to young for it. So I just thought of this so I will bring him in next week and get him tested for it but for now I wonder can a dog contract feline aids from a cat?

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stpalmsgirl

Asked by stpalmsgirl at 12:39 PM on Nov. 12, 2009 in Pets

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  • Its not AIDS. Its FIV, feline immunodeficency virus. Dogs can't get it.
    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 12:42 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • Actually Gailll It is also called Feline Aids. But to answer the question no dogs can not get it only other cats.
    KyliesMom5

    Answer by KyliesMom5 at 1:45 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • It is not transferable between dogs, humans and cats. It is a cat disease. But there are other conditions that can pass between species. A good question to ask the vet.
    DogsMom

    Answer by DogsMom at 4:39 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

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