As many as half of human healthcare workers don’t remove personal protective equipment (PPE) correctly, according to a 2015 study from the University of Wisconsin.
If that headline gives you déjà vu (“Didn’t the first dog in the US already test positive for SARS-CoV-2? Like, a month ago?”), you’re probably thinking of Winston.
This week: Frank talk about racial discrimination, the USDA beefs up guidelines for dog sellers, and pet ambulance in name only.
There have only been three dogs in the world who have officially tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 so far. The only one in the US has died.
Researchers are training dogs to detect SARS-CoV-2 in humans. But the CDC says we’re supposed to practice social distancing with dogs . . . to keep them away from humans who might have SARS-CoV-2. So how exactly is this going to work?
If you want to help stop the spread of COVID, the kind of mask you wear is critical.
Yes, cats can catch it. The CDC and the USDA today announced the first confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection in two pet cats in New York state. They’re the first pets in the US to test positive for the virus.
A pet dog in North Carolina is believed to be the first dog in the US to have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Here's why that's not necessarily bad news.
Back in the early days of the pandemic, people talked about the future in terms of “when things get back to normal.” Not anymore. Now they talk in terms of the “the new normal,” and what that’s going to look like. For many animal hospitals, the new normal is already here.
This week: The FDA approves chewable tabs for canine congestive heart failure, a new veterinary school is slated to open next year, and COVID has changed the way people and pets shelter during a hurricane.