About 70% of US households houses a pet – 39% own at least a dog, and 33% own a cat. Studies reveal that families who own or live with pets are happier than those who don’t. These facts only show how we love and value our canine and feline companions. However, living with Fifi or Max also means being susceptible to zoonosis, or disease transferred from animals to humans. And with 22 million Americans having asthma, it’s important to keep our homes safe, not only for our pets’ sake, but ours as well.