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.
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.
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.
Infections That Pets Carry for Parents
Kids can benefit from the companionship, affection, and relationships they share with pets. But it's important to know how to protect your family from infections carried by pets and other animals.
Do My Kids Need Vaccines Before Traveling? for Parents
Find out what the experts have to say.
Infections Kids Can Get for Kids
Infections are easily spread and kids get them all the time. Read our articles on infections to find out more about how to prevent them and treat them.
Word! Zoonosis for Kids
Zoonosis means a disease that people can get from animals.
Preventing Dog Bites for Parents
Teaching kids a few basic dog manners will help them enjoy safe encounters with Fido.
Bacteria & Viruses for Teens
Common bacterial & viral infections.