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  • 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.

  • Animals, Allergies & Other Triggers for Kids


    Stuff like pollen and pets may cause an asthma flare-up. Find out what to do about common asthma triggers.

  • Toxocariasis for Parents


    Toxocara are common parasites of dogs and cats. When they infect humans, the illness is called toxocariasis.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Asthma-Safe Homes for Teens


    Here's steps to remove or minimize triggers at home that cause asthma flare-ups.

  • 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.

  • Preventing Dog Bites for Parents


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

  • Five Steps for Fighting Stress for Kids


    Everybody gets stressed from time to time. This article for kids has some tips for you to try the next time you're stressed.

  • Fungal Infections (Ringworm, Yeast, etc.) for Parents


    Learn about rashes and other conditions caused by fungal infections.