Wow what a word and what are zoonotic deseises.
Zoonotic diseases are when a disease gets passed on by an animal to a human.
Some of these diseases that can be passed on by dogs are:
Influenza (including H1N1 and H5N1
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
- Pick up as soon as possible after your pet as most bacteria become dangerous later on
- Wash your hands well after cleaning up after your dog and petting them
- Clean their food and water bowl with a separate cloth and if possible a different sink area