Pet diseases can be spread between you and your pet
One of the more familiar diseases, rabies, is a viral infection transmitted ... Cats may harbor infected fleas that carry the bartonella bacteria, which can then be transmitted to people if bitten or scratched by the cat. “An infected person develops ...
Is Your Pet Making You Sick?
How you can get it: Fleas transmit the disease ... How you can get it: We develop rabies through bite wounds from an infected animal. Raccoons, skunks, foxes and bats are most likely to harbor this disease, but any mammal can transmit it.
The Great Giant Flea Hunt
The land of Bigfoot and Starbucks is also home to the world’s largest flea. The flea, Hystrichopsylla schefferi, is an awe-inspiring colossus that can reach nearly half an ... and therefore is likely to carry among the most ancient of rodent fleas.
Sick foxes sighted in and around Statesboro
Both red and gray foxes can carry diseases and parasites such as rabies, distemper, roundworms, fleas and mange mites, according to the site. Sanders said infected animals can be found inside city limits as well as rural areas, and he advised citizens to ...
Rid your home of raccoons so you can sleep tight at night
Raccoons are also hosts to fleas, lice and ticks, and can carry rabies. Should a rabid raccoon attack an unvaccinated pet, the result can be fatal. At Urban Wildlife Control, our first step to mitigate risk and remediate your property is to assess the ...