60% of human pathogens originate from animals.
Brucella melitensis was first isolated in 1887 from a soldier in Malta by Major-General Sir David Bruce.
75% of emerging human infectious diseases have an animal source.
More than 17% of all infectious diseases are vector-borne.
There are 31 reportable diseases in Canada; US reportable diseases are similar but vary slightly state to state.
Remember, almost EVERY vesicular disease of livestock IS REPORTABLE.
In 2018, the ASPCA had over 213,000 reports
of pet toxicoses to their Animal Poison Control Center.
Here are 5 of Zuku's 20 top toxicoses.