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Infections That Pets Carry

Infections That Pets Carry

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National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC (the national public health institute of the United States) promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
The HSUS educates the public about the humane treatment of all animals, and how to find and care for different kinds of pets.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
The ASPCA provides education about the humane treatment of animals (including finding and caring for a pet) and pet adoption opportunities nationwide.


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