Diseases can be transmitted from pets to people

02/6/2012 | Cumberland Times-News (Md.)

Maryland's State Public Health Veterinarian Katherine Feldman explains that there are illnesses that humans can contract from their pets, such as roundworms and salmonella. Regular veterinary care for pets combined with good hygiene practices for people and pets is the best means of preventing zoonotic disease transmission between pets and owners, according to Dr. Feldman.

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