Domestic animals can contract diseases that can be transmitted to humans, causing serious illness, so it is a good idea to ask a veterinarian to carry out regular check-ups.
Rabies is relatively common and is one of the most dangerous animal diseases that can be transmitted to human beings. Animals infected with Ascaris, a variety of parasitic worm, can pass on disease to humans.
Animals are a source of great joy when they are properly looked after. Good communication with animals helps people feel in touch with the natural environment.