Keeping Pets (and People) Healthy


Subject:
Diseases & Conditions , Pets , Veterinary Medicine & Animal Health , Communicable Diseases

Description:
Discusses prevention and treatment of animal diseases that can be transmitted to humans, known as zoonotic diseases (or zoonoses). Topics include worms, toxoplasmosis, salmonellosis, ringworm, cat-scratch disease, rabies, mycobacteria, psittacosis, and rodent-borne and flea and tick-borne diseases. Includes brief material on petting zoos and the FDA's position on the bones and raw food (BARF) pet diet. From FDA Consumer, a publication of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Office of Public Affairs.

Creator:
Bren, Linda

Publisher:
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.fda.gov/fdac/features/2004/104_pets.html


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