Procter & Gamble (P&G) recently announced a voluntary recall of pet food products for dogs and cats after the Michigan Department of Agriculture detected Salmonella bacterial contamination in a bag of randomly tested pet food.
Dog Treats Recalled Again. Protein crunch dog bars, sold under the brand Charlee Bear are being recalled due to Salmonella bacterial contamination. These protein dog bars were distributed across the United States
Taffy pet chews manufactured by Merrick Pet Care have been recalled due to possible Salmonella bacterial contamination. Merrick Pet Care of Amarillo, Texas, issued the recall of Jr. Texas Taffy pet treats
Contagious Diseases. Domestic animals, including dogs, cats, cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, and swine can transmit a variety of diseases to people. These are called Zoonotic Diseases.
Zoonotic Diseases. Infection Protection Chapter Eleven (c) Dr. Carol Osborne, D.V.M. Currently, there are over 200 Zoonoses, or animal diseases, transmissible to people that are a significant infectious risk
Public health is primary mission for shrinking number of veterinarians!! Chagrin Falls, Ohio- March 6, 2008-When you sit down to dinner tonight, make sure you take time to thank a veterinarian.
Life-threatening diseases people can catch from pets! We are grateful to our pets for their unconditional love and attention, but host of lethal diseases that come from our four-legged friends
About 14 percent of the U.S. population is infected with Toxocara, or internal roundworms, contracted from dogs and cats. That’s according to the results of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Individuals with reduced immunity are more susceptible to Zoonoses, i.e., people undergoing cancer therapy and/or those positive for HIV, and should take extra precautions around pets.
Zoonotic diseases can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. The best way to avoid Zoonoses is to make sure your pet is healthy:
Currently, there are over 200 Zoonoses, or animal diseases, transmissible to people that are a significant infectious risk to human health. Effective control of these diseases in animals is paramount to their control and prevention in people.