Ringworm (Microsporum canis, Microsporum gypseum)

Dogs Ringworms (Microsporum Canis, Microsporum Gypseum)

The fungus can cause the infection, commonly known as ringworm, which can directly impact animals and people's nails, skin, and hair. 

How it spreads : People or animals who directly contact infected animals can get infected with this disease. 

Who is at risk: Anyone can get a ringworm.

Signs in dogs : Most of the time, infected animals or dogs don't show any symptoms of ringworm. However, infected animals may have hair loss symptoms around their ears, legs, or face. In addition, puppies have a higher chance of getting sick. 

Symptoms in people : Redness, itchiness, scaling, ring-shaped rash, and cracking of the skin could appear on any part of the infected people's body. People having infections on the scalp or bore may experience hair fall. In addition, discoloration, thickness, or nail crumbling may occur in infected people.