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January 25, 2011 6:48 AM

Don't kiss your pets, California researcher warns

They give you joy. They give you loyalty. They give you sloppy kisses. But before you allow Fido or Fluffy to climb into bed with you at night, as an increasing number of Americans are doing, know that they can also give you something else: a variety of diseases known as zoonoses.

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