Zoonotic diseases are those that are spread to humans through animals.
These animals can be livestock, wildlife or pets. Some of the zoonotic disease spread by wild life are: Lyme disease, Hantavirus, Ebola and SARS.
Diseases spread by livestock are: cowpox, rift valley fever, E.coli and mad cow disease.
Some others of animal origin are: rabies, anthrax, plague, avian flu, brucellosis and TB.