Species which have been reported in dogs include:
- Tannerella forsythia
These bacteria have been associated with periodontitis in dogs and can cause cellulitis in humans from licking open wounds or from bites.
- Kato Y et al (2011) Molecular detection of human periodontal pathogens in oral swab specimens from dogs in Japan. J Vet Dent 28(2):84-89
- Yamasaki Y et al (2012) Distribution of periodontopathic bacterial species in dogs and their owners. Arch Oral Biol 57(9):1183-1188