Thursday, February 2, 2012

10 Diseases Kids Can Catch from their Pets

Kids tend to be more hands-on with pets than the adult members of the family, and to also have poorer hygiene habits. As a result, they’re more likely to end up on the receiving end of an illness that can be passed from animals to humans.

Babysitting Jobs lists ten diseases which can originate with the household pet, but affect the entire household.

While some of these diseases are quite rare, others are relatively common. Making sure that children wash their hands after handling a pet or its waste is absolutely the most effective method for preventing these illnesses.

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