• Bacterial Infections In Humans Linked To Store-Bought Puppies

    11 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    The CDC is investigating an outbreak of Campylobacter, a bacterial infection that is being linked to puppies bought in Petland stores.
    39 cases of Campylobacter have been reported since September of 2016, most in Ohio and Florida, though people in Pennsylvania, Kansas, Tennesee, and Wisconsin have be infected as well. Nine people have been hospitalized but there have been no deaths reported. Of the 39 people infected, 12 were employees of Petland stores, and all others had either purchased a dog from a Petland store, or interacted with one. People of all ages have been infected, the...
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