People can get brucellosis from infected animals and tainted animal goods like raw milk. If a person comes into contact with an infected pet, the disease can spread to them.
Animal poop, contaminated food or water, or the surroundings are the main ways they get spread. Most of the time, people don't wash their hands after touching an infected animal.
Capnocytophaga, a common bacteria found in dogs and cats' mouths, won't make your pets sick, but if it transfers to you through bites, scratches, or intimate contact with an infected dog or cat, you could get sick.
Cryptosporidiosis is a parasite disease caused by the germ Cryptosporidium, or Crypto for short. It is passed from person to person or animal to animal by eating their poop.
The flea tapeworm is a parasite spread to dogs, as well as cats and people, through the ingestion of infected fleas.
It is a rare but dangerous infection that happens when dogs poop eggs, and it can be passed to people through food or water that is contaminated.
Giardia is a parasite that can be found on surfaces or in water, food, or soil that has been contaminated by the poop of an infected person or animal, including dogs.
People can get hookworms by walking barefoot, kneeling, or sitting on ground that has been contaminated with the waste of infected animals.
"The bacteria that cause leptospirosis spread through the urine of infected animals, which can get into water or soil and survive there for weeks to months.
Staphylococcus aureus is a common type of bacteria usually found on the skin of people and animals.