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Is monkeypox a risk to my pets?
News and Comment
Is monkeypox a risk to my pets?
In recent days, even as we start to move on from the pandemic, we’re starting to hear of a sudden and unusual spike in cases of another exotic infectious disease. Here in the UK, there are clear signs of local transmissi…
May 24, 2022 • 1 shares
Can I catch diseases from my pet mice?
Exotic Pet
Can I catch diseases from my pet mice?
Mice, which belong to the rodent family, are lively and fun pets. Mice are easy to care for, are interesting to watch and easily tamed with a little patience. It’s no surprise then that mice are popular pets, especially…
October 10, 2021 • 34 shares
Can I catch diseases from my horse?
Horses
Can I catch diseases from my horse?
When your horse is ill, you may be so concerned about trying to get them better that you don’t think about your own health. However, there are a number of diseases that can be spread from horses to humans. These are know…
September 14, 2021 • 35 shares
Can I catch diseases from my rabbit?
Rabbits
Can I catch diseases from my rabbit?
Now you have your pet rabbit at home, he’s got a lovely outdoor run, indoor areas and plenty of space to relax in the shade. You are starting to handle him regularly to get him used to being picked up, checked over and e…
August 27, 2021 • 28 shares
Can I Catch Diseases From My Dog?
Dogs
Can I Catch Diseases From My Dog?
Given we’re all hyperaware of disease right now, you might be trying to do everything you can to avoid getting sick. We all know we should wear a mask and wash our hands to avoid catching something from another person. B…
August 10, 2021 • 61 shares
Can I catch diseases from my cat?
Cats
Can I catch diseases from my cat?
Diseases that can pass between animals and humans are called ‘zoonotic’. In most cases, illness tends to pass from the animal to the person, but the reverse can also happen. Pets can be sources of disease that can pass t…
July 29, 2021 • 47 shares
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