Factors that predispose/expose animals to diseases

Factors that predispose/expose animals to diseases

  • Age: young and old animals are at risk of getting diseases because young animals have underdeveloped immune system while old animals have worn out immune system.
  • Climate: very cold weather and humid conditions expose animals to respiratory infections such as pneumonia.
  • Air and water pollution exposes animals to infections and poisoning.
  • Some diseases are associated with genetic of an animal.
  • Poor hygiene encourages infection
  • Injuries skin injuries exposes the animal to infection
  • Presence of vectors and parasites that transmit diseases in the environment
  • Poor nutrition leads to deficient disease.

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