People around the world are on high alert with the rapid spread of Coronavirus, or COVID-19 – and in light of what’s going on and the thousands of articles circulating the internet, it’s important for us all to remain calm and be educated on the realities of this pandemic, especially when it comes to our animals.
CAN MY PET CONTRACT COVID-19?
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, “There is no evidence that pets [can] become sick. Infectious disease experts, as well as the CDC, OIE, and WHO indicate there is also no evidence to suggest that pet dogs or cats can be a source of infection with SARS-CoV-2, including spreading COVID- 19 to people.”
Here is a link from the CDC for more in-depth information. Click here
And for some lighthearted fun reading, don’t forget to check out this month’s Petzgazette!
PLEASE STAY SAFE AND HEALTHY!