Of the numerous diseases that hunting dogs can contract, only the most important ones are discussed below, also providing useful information on vaccination possibilities. When the hunter notices his dog's behavior that is not entirely habitual, that he refuses food or even shows symptoms of an illness, he should contact a veterinarian as soon as possible. If the disorder is discovered early and quickly treated, the prognosis for a return to normality is generally very favorable. From the eighth week of age puppies should be vaccinated against distemper, hepatitis, various canine epidemics and kennel cough. These basic vaccinations should be repeated twice and, depending on the prescriptions, an anti-rabies vaccination should also be performed. Most diseases affecting hunting dogs are not dangerous to humans with the exception of rabies which can be transmitted. Where the necessary precautions are lacking, parasites are present in large numbers: roundworms, tapeworms including dangerous species, ticks, mites and a little more harmless, fleas. The following table describes the most frequent diseases that affect hunting dogs

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