(Gray News) – Pet owners likely have some questions since a pug in North Carolina tested positive for coronavirus, having contracted it from their family. Yes, pets can catch the coronavirus from humans, as happened to some zoo animals in New York, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said animals aren’t a significant […]
Dogs are being trained to sniff out the coronavirus at universities in Pennsylvania and in the UK — in what experts say could “revolutionize” screening for the deadly illness. The life-saving pooches will likely be used to screen people at airports, businesses and hospitals to prevent the pathogen from spreading, according to researchers at the […]
Every day we learn a little more about how COVID-19 operates, and this increased arsenal of information leads to advice for pet owners regarding protecting animal and human health during the pandemic. Read more to dig deeper into what we know and what you can do.
World Veterinary Day was designed to focus our attention on the lifesaving work performed by veterinary professionals around the world every day, and their work is more important than ever during the current public health crisis. Learn more about the importance of veterinarians during COVID-19.
As always, the animal health industry is dedicated to the health and well-being of animals in our care, even in this time of restricted movement and stay at home measures. Experts and medical professionals continue to carefully monitor and analyze animal health during the COVID-19 pandemic, and pet owners also have a responsibility to help […]
Even with the radical changes to daily life as many of us shelter in place, one thing has remained the same: our pets have a profoundly positive impact on our well being. Read more here about how pets are helping people during the pandemic.
With Americans at home with their pets all day and night, maintaining animal health has never been more important. Learn what veterinarians have to say about the essential services they provide.
Homebound with Your Dog? Follow These Tips for Keeping Fido Active Social distancing means that many of the services and activities we rely upon to stay healthy and engaged have been put on pause. The same goes for your pets, who may not have access to dog parks, doggie day care, and other socializing activities. […]
Dog Fostering is Up, Helping People and Pets Around the country, Americans are turning to their pets for diversion and comfort during this time of uncertainty. And for many, sheltering in place has been a unique opportunity to explore the benefits companion animals by fostering pets. Read more here.
Animal Health Sector Actions on COVID-19 April 8, 2020 The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak is an unprecedented public health crisis creating hardships for communities everywhere — the medical challenges, the isolation, the economic pressures, the strains on everyday goods and more. At the same time, it is heartening to see people around the country stepping up […]
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