When your dog is sick you feel super bad and want to get them better--you rarely think "hey I might catch this?"

It's now confirmed by doctors that there is a dog diseases that humans CAN get.

The state veterinarian, Dr. Jeff Kaisand, in Iowa says that they have found cases that have started. Though, it's important to note, unless you work with blood or tissue for animals, the risk is low.

several cases of canine brucellosis have been confirmed at a commercial breeding facility for small dogs. Signs of the disease in a dog include infertility, spontaneous abortions and stillbirths. State health officials say symptoms for humans include fever, sweats, headache, joint pain and weakness", according to NBC News.