Here you will find a list of some fungal infectious dog diseases we already have detailed information on some of these diseases and we will continuously be adding more dog diseases to the database. It is important that you know about these diseases to maintain the health of your dog, to know symptoms and treatments for these common dog diseases.
- Blastomycosis is a fungal dog disease caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis that affects both dogs and humans. Dogs are ten times more likely to be infected than humans. The disease in dogs can affect the eyes, brain, lungs, skin, or bones.
- Histoplasmosis is a fungal dog disease caused by Histoplasma capsulatum that affects both dogs and humans. The disease in dogs usually affects the lungs and small intestine.
- Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal dog disease caused by Coccidioides immitis that affects both dogs and humans. In dogs symptoms include coughing, fever, lethargy, and anorexia.
- Cryptococcosis is a fungal dog disease caused by Cryptococcus neoformans that affects both dogs and humans. It is a rare disease in dogs. The disease in dogs can affect the lungs and skin, but more commonly the eye and central nervous system.
- Ringworm is a fungal skin dog disease that is caused by Microsporum canis (70%), Microsporum gypseum (20%), and Trichophyton mentagrophytes (10%). Typical symptoms in dogs include hair loss and scaly skin.
- Sporotrichosis is a fungal dog disease caused by Sporothrix schenckii that affects both dogs and humans. It is a rare disease in dogs, with cat and horse infections predominating in veterinary medicine. The disease in dogs is usually nodular skin lesions of the head and trunk.
- Aspergillosis is a fungal dog disease that is caused primarily by Aspergillus fumigatus. Infection is usually in the nasal cavity. Typical symptoms in dogs include sneezing, nasal discharge, bleeding from the nose, and ulcerations of the nose.
- Pythiosis is a dog disease cause by a water mould Pythium, P. insidiosum. It occurs primarily in dogs and horses, but can also affect humans. In dogs it affects the gastrointestinal system and lymph nodes, and rarely the skin.
- Mucormycosis is a collection of fungal and mold dog disease including pythiosis, zygomycosis, and lagenidiosis that affect the gastrointestinal tract and skin.