• Misho Hristovski
  • Aleksandar Trajchovski
Keywords: wild game, pathogenic reservoirs, natural fires, prevention, protection of humans


The aim of this paper is to emphasize to all persons involved in forestry, hunting and veterinary medicine, the problem of the occurrence of disease in wild animals, in animal reservoirs, and the maintenance of the disease in the natural environment. With special points for controlling the health condition of wildlife in the hunting ground and knowledge of the possible transfer of certain diseases to domestic animals and humans. Emphasis is placed on high-risk groups, such as foresters, hunters, tourists and researchers of flora and fauna, as well as their protection. The debate provides new perspectives for wildlife diseases, endangered species, diagnosis and prevention. Special emphasis is put on the application of health surveillance in the hunting ground, which as a comprehensive program aims to identify risky moments and their timely treatment. Unlike the previous point of view and resolution of any change (signs of disease) sanitation to shooting, this discussion highlights the negative sides of this approach and sanitation is the last resort, and not a measure of choice. Exceptions are diseases in which specific characteristics expressly require an annual harvest. The game requires avoiding unnecessary loss, and suggests other, more favorable prevention measures. The basic precondition for this approach is, of course, systematic monitoring and interpretation of the results of specialists in the field of flora and fauna. Ultimately, the paper highlights the need to implement protective measures against people and to prevent people's infections.

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How to Cite
Hristovski, M., & Trajchovski, A. (2019). ESSENTIAL INVOLVEMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE IN HUNTING IN R. MACEDONIA. Knowledge International Journal, 30(3), 661 - 667.