Disease Precautions for Outdoor Enthusiasts and Their Companion Animals
This reference guide is intended to be a general guide about diseases that outdoor enthusiasts (such as campers, canoers/kayakers, backpackers and hikers) and their companion animals may encounter. Links to additional information have been provided where appropriate. Outdoor enthusiasts should always consult their physician if they are concerned that they have been exposed to a disease or are showing symptoms of illness. If there are concerns that your animal companion may have contracted any of these diseases, consult your veterinarian.