commonly known as “cat scratch disease” transmitted by the bite or
scratch of an infected cat, causing a sore or boil in the skin or lymph
a disease transmitted to humans and animals by ticks that can cause abnormalities in blood, such anemia.
bodily waste discharged through the anus. Also called stools, or informally, poop..
a parasite in the intestines of humans and animals causing sever diarrhea.
a worm living in the heart
and/or lungs of dogs and cats, transmitted by mosquitoes. The adult
worm can measure as long as 16 inches in length.
any of numerous small
parasitic worms living in the intestines of dogs, drinking the host’s
blood resulting in anemia. They have hooked mouthparts which fasten to
the intestinal walls of the host.
a living animal or plant from which a parasite obtains nutrition.
disease transmitted by deer ticks, caused Rickettsia. The disease infects both humans and animals, resulting in a rash and if untreated can result in severe symptoms.
an organism that lives on or in an organism of another species, known as the host.
a drug, vaccine, etc., for preventing disease
infectious disease transmitted by ticks, mites or body lice infected with rickettsial organisms.
among the most common of
the parasitic worms found in dogs and cats, adult roundworms live in
the intestines. Animals with major roundworm infections show weight
loss, dull hair, and a potbellied appearance.
any of a number of flat, ribbon-like parasitic worms living in the intestines of humans and animals.
parasite transmitted to humans by consumption of insufficiently cooked meat, soil or exposure to organisms in cat feces.
diseases transmitted though the bite of another organism, such as fleas, ticks or mosquitoes.
a slender, whip-shaped, parasitic nematode worm that often infests the intestine of animals, resulting in diarrhea.
any disease shared by animals and humans.
passed between animals and humans.