Pets Get MRSA Infections Too

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September 21, 2009, 4:17 PM

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Pets Get MRSA Infections Too

By TARA PARKER-POPE
MRSA From Your Pet?

Alex di Suvero for the New York Times Can you get MRSA from your pet?

In recent years, the resistant bacteria known as MRSA has become a growing problem for veterinarians, with an increasing number of infections turning up in birds, cats, dogs horses, pigs, rabbits and rodents, reports today’s Science Times.

MRSA infections have been found in zoo animals and in therapy dogs, who pick up the germs when visiting hospitals and nursing homes. Recently, a study found that cat owners were eight times more likely than others to have MRSA at home.

To learn more, read the full story, “Tie to Pets Has Germ Jumping to and Fro,” and then please join the discussion below.

Germs Are Everywhere

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Paw & Body Sanitizer uses 100% pure therapeuticgrade essential oils. One of the most wonderful thingsabout this blend of essential oils is its ability to boostthe immune system while acting as an antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral agent. This is a broad spectrumblend, composed of a variety of essential oils that worktogether to kill microbes and assist in boosting theimmune system of your dog or puppy.We have all seen it, our dog or puppy is smelling theground. Then they begin to roll in who knows what?