CDC Animal Health

Although the spread of diseases from animals to people is rare, pets do sometimes carry germs that can make people sick. In the pet-specific pages that follow, learn about the germs that each animal can spread plus actions you can take that can help you and your pets stay healthy. The US Center for Disease Control (CDC) list information about the following animals:

  • Poultry
  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Ferrets
  • Reptiles
  • Farm Animals
  • Gorses
  • Turtles
  • and more

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