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Infectious Canine Hepatitis in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Known as Canine Adenovirus Type 1 is a contagious viral disease which primarily attacks the dog’s liver. May also cause respiratory disease.

Physical Symptoms

Lethargy, depression, loss of appetite, possible nasal discharge.


Exposure to infected animals, body fluids, or feces.


Consult your veterinarian. Generally this disease must be treated immediately as liver damage can be irreversible.

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