Jun 7, 2013

Animals can cause MRSA, meningitis or possibly the plague

True or false: Allowing your dog to sleep in your bed puts you at increased risk of contracting MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus).

This is true. Letting your pets sleep in your bed or excessively lick your face can lead to your contracting diseases such as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), meningitis and possibly even the plague. These diseases are classified as Zoonoses, or diseases or infections transmitted from animals to humans.