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Did you know that infected animals can make you sick, even if they appear healthy and clean?

Zoonotic diseases are diseases that result from germs that can be spread between animals and people. The germs can come from many types of animals, including pets, wild animals, and farm animals. Many of these shared germs have caused illnesses and outbreaks in humans. Some recent outbreaks include:

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Animals and Animal Products

Information for Selected Animals and Animal Products

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Education Materials and Other Resources

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Information About Common Places Germs are Spread

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Healthy Pets Healthy People

How to stay healthy and enjoy pets