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Puppies are the culprits behind a 12-state diarrhea disaster

A bacteria in their poop has already sent 13 people to the hospital.

terrier puppy

Who, me?

Nothing gold can stay. Not even puppies can remain totally inculpable in our hearts.

The Centers for Disease Control this week that says baby dogs are to blame for a multi-state outbreak of , a bacterium that causes diarrhea and fever in humans. A total of 55 people have now

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