‘Hit him with a vengeance:’ Bacteria found in dog saliva forces amputation of man’s limbs | FOX6Now.com

This, thankfully, is not common but doggy and kitty kisses can contain bacteria that will harm humans, in some circumstances.

A West Bend (WI) man contracted a rare blood infection after he was licked by a dog, and in an unusual set of circumstances, he needed multiple amputations.

One month ago, Greg Manteufel was a long way from a hospital bed.

He loves riding his Harley,” said Dawn Manteufel, Greg’s wife.Dawn Manteufel said her husband was perfectly healthy, but what they initially thought was the flu landed Greg in the emergency room.

Source: ‘Hit him with a vengeance:’ Bacteria found in dog saliva forces amputation of man’s limbs | FOX6Now.com

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