zoonosis

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 • 60 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
Is Covid really common in dogs and cats?
Controversial topics
Is Covid really common in dogs and cats?
There seems to be lots of news on Covid in animals this week - and most of it looks on the surface to be really bad news. So, as the UK opens up again and the Delta variant spreads through populations - is your pet likel…
July 5, 2021
Should I rescue a dog from abroad?
Animal Welfare
Should I rescue a dog from abroad?
As a nation of animal lovers, many of us are happy to provide a rescue dog with a second chance of a loving home. But are we causing more harm than we’re preventing by importing rescued dogs? Vet Sian investigates……
January 15, 2021 • 46 shares
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