Pets can transmit parasites to their owners

Nearly nine out of 10 cats in Malaysia have fleas, according to a study. — AFP

Attitudes towards pet ownership have changed in Asia, with pets becoming an integral part of the family.

However, despite the love we have for our pets, the parasitic infections that ail them can be transmitted to us, leading to devastating effects on our own health.

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