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  • First Aid: Animal Bites for Parents


    Animal bites and scratches that break the skin can cause infection. Rarely, animal bites can cause rabies, a dangerous, life-threatening disease.

  • Bites and Scratches for Parents


    Animal bites and scratches, even minor ones, can become infected and spread bacteria to other parts of the body, regardless of whether the animal is a family pet or a wild animal.

  • Rabies for Parents


    Rabies is a serious infection of the nervous system that is caused by a virus. Rabies is usually transmitted by a bite from an infected animal.

  • Primeros auxilios: Mordeduras de animales (para Padres) Para Padres


    Las mordeduras y los araƱazos de un animal que rompen la piel pueden provocar infecciones. En raras ocasiones, las mordeduras de animales pueden causar rabia, una enfermedad peligrosa que pone en peligro la vida.

  • Staying Safe Around Animals for Kids


    Do you love animals? Lots of kids do. Find out how to stay safe around them in this article for kids.

  • Preventing Dog Bites for Parents


    Teaching kids a few basic dog manners will help them enjoy safe encounters with Fido.

  • Cellulitis for Parents


    Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and underlying tissues that can affect any area of the body. It begins in an area of broken skin, like a cut or scratch.

  • Cat Scratch Disease for Parents


    Cat scratch disease is an infection that causes swelling of the lymph nodes after a cat scratch or bite. Learn about signs and symptoms, prevention, treatment, and more.

  • Dogs and Preventing Dog Bites for Kids


    Are you a little afraid of dogs? Some kids are, so find out how you can make friends with dogs and avoid dog bites.

  • Summer Safety Center for Parents


    Here's your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about how to keep kids safe during summertime.