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.
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.Learn More
Are you in 4-H? Do you raise animals such as sheep, pigs, cows, or rabbits? Or are you interested in getting involved in 4-H? Here you can learn information on what 4-H is, how to get involved and what to do to keep yourself and your animals healthy from zoonotic diseases. You will find healthy tips, activities, and links to other educational resources.
Wildlife, Hunting, and Fishing
Wildlife is all around us. Whether you are a hunter, fisherman, hiker, or just enjoy being outdoors, you can encounter different kinds of wild animals. Wild animals might even live in your neighborhood or visit your backyard. Here you will learn more information about wildlife in Nevada, how to get involved, and how you can keep yourself and animals healthy from zoonotic diseases.
Pets can be important parts of our families and when they are well taken care of a pet can offer health benefits such as providing companionship, increasing exercise, and bringing happiness to our lives. Having a pet can also increase our exposure to some zoonotic diseases so it is important to understand how to take care of your pet in order to keep them and yourself healthy and happy. Click below to learn more.
When they are available, getting vaccines for you or your pet offer great protection against harmful diseases. Additionally, when traveling to different countries, there might be vaccines available to help you stay safe and healthy on your trip. Click here to learn more.Learn More