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Zoonotic diseases: How our pets can make us sick

Espresso Logo By Charlotte Grainger of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: Offering companionship and affection, pets are so much more than mere animals. For many of us, these fluffy (or even scaly!) creatures are part of the family. But did you know that your pet could make you sick? Zoonotic diseases are illnesses and infections that can spread from animals to humans. Being aware of them will help you protect yourself and your loved ones. Let’s take a look at 20 examples of these conditions.

Zoonotic diseases: How our pets can make us sick

Offering companionship and affection, pets are so much more than mere animals. For many of us, these fluffy (or even scaly!) creatures are part of the family. But did you know that your pet could make you sick? Zoonotic diseases are illnesses and infections that can spread from animals to humans. Being aware of them will help you protect yourself and your loved ones. Let’s take a look at 20 examples of these conditions.

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