Zoonotic Diseases

Zoonoses are diseases that can be transmitted between animals and people. There are over 200 zoonoses worldwide and more than 60% of known infectious diseases of people are zoonotic. Zoonotic diseases are an important health risk and concern for people and animals. Most zoonotic diseases can be avoided with proper prevention measures.

Use the following resources to learn more about zoonotic diseases of pets, livestock and poultry.

Zoonoses on the Farm

Zoonoses in the Home

Client Outreach Resources

Zoonoses Prevention: Outreach PowerPoint Slide Decks

Prepared presentations to help educate clients and the community about zoonotic disease prevention

Additional Resources