Animals of Nevada
Do you have pets, raise livestock, enjoy hunting, fishing, or hiking outdoors? Did you know that diseases can spread between animals and humans? Here you will learn more about the many animals in Nevada and what you can do to keep yourself and animals healthy.
A zoonotic disease is one that can be passed between animals and humans. Zoonotic diseases are caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites, and fungi. Some zoonotic diseases do not make people or animals sick, but others can cause severe illnesses and even death. Here you will learn more about zoonotic diseases and what you can do to keep yourself and animals healthy.
This section provides educational resources for 4-H leaders, teachers, or parents on how to teach youth the importance of One Health such as hands on activities, lesson plans, flyers, posters and much more. Additionally, you can find news or updates regarding zoonotic diseases and hear about stories from youth within your community!