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Understanding the Danger of Rabies and Zoonotic Diseases

The Indian flying foxMost pet owners have either had firsthand experience with zoonotic diseases, or have a general understanding of the most common ones. Illnesses including ringworm, Leptospirosis, Giardiasis, scabies, and perhaps the most famous of all, rabies, have the potential to infect your pet and the members of your household.

There is a bright side to this, though, and it comes in the form of preventative practices. Keeping up with your pet’s wellness visits and maintaining your pet’s vaccinations are always good ideas, but when confronted with rabies and zoonotic diseases, they are your pet’s best defense.   Continue…

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