Of course there is a name for this fear-of animals. But did you know that there are at least 6 phobias associated with animals? If you or someone you know has an irrational fear of animals this list may very well enhance your understanding of animal phobias.
6 Phobias Associated with Animals:
Agrizoophobia – The fear of wild animals
Alektorophobia – The fear of chickens
Cynophobia – The fear of dogs or of rabies (from dogs)
Doraphobia – The fear of fur or of animal skins
Elurophobia or Felinophobia – The fear of cats
Zoophobia – The fear of animals
Please note: To live with a phobia is to live with something which you may feel you have no control over. Please know there is help for you or someone you love who is dealing with a phobia of any kind. Seek the help of a health professional and learn to live phobia-free today. Good luck to you, readers and friends.
My Life Experience
The Phobia List – Special Thanks to Fredd Culbertson who has spent an extraordinary amount of time and effort compiling his fabulous phobia list.
One last note: Please know that while this author has limited formal training in dealing with phobias, her experience in the power of positive thinking and her wish to help people succeed in life fuels her need to share this information with you. Thank you.
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