Leptospirosis – zoonoses fact sheet

Leptospirosis – zoonoses fact sheet Leptospirosis is a sickness caused by the bacteria Leptospira. This fact sheet contains information including: What is Leptospirosis? Where do we find Leptospirosis? How does Leptospirosis spread and how does it make dogs and...

Hydatids – zoonoses fact sheet

Hydatids fact sheet contains information about Hydatid tapeworm, including: What are Hydatids? What sickness does it cause in humans and how is it picked up? How are dogs involved? How do we prevent them? Download...

Gut diseases – zoonoses fact sheet

Gut diseases – zoonoses fact sheet Gastrointestinal diseases are a major problem in young children in Indigenous communities, and an important factor in failure to thrive. In Western Australia, hospitalisation for gastroenteritis was 7 times higher in Aboriginal...

Giardia – zoonoses fact sheet

Giardia – zoonoses fact sheet Giardia can be shared between animals and people, causing gut disease. Gastrointestinal diseases are a major problem in young children in Indigenous communities. In Western Australia, hospitalisation for gastroenteritis was 7 times...

Dog bites and attacks – zoonoses fact sheet

Dog bites and attacks – zoonoses fact sheet Learn about dog bites and attacks in remote communities Whilst dog bites are not are infectious diseases transmitted from animals to humans, they are a serious risk to human health. Dog attacks and dog bites are common...