An infectious disease that is transmitted from one dog to another through sexual contact. It can lead to a infertility in both dogs and bitches and can cause a bitch to abort a pregnancy. It can be a-symptomatic and is a zoological disease where the disease can be transmitted to humans. It is important to have your dog tested for this disease if they are breeding stock and some states will demand that a dog carrying the disease be destroyed to prevent the infection from spreading to the human population.