There’s no question that stay-at-home orders have impacted pets and their owners. Now, a new survey from Banfield Pet Hospital reveals how, and to what degree. The results show a paradigm shift, the effects of which are likely to change how people view and care for their pets for a long time to come.
Cats with SARS-CoV-2 can give it to other cats. That’s according to researchers who infected cats with SARS-CoV-2 to see what would happen when those cats were exposed to other, uninfected cats.
Are you ready for another pandemic? Not later, after this one is over—right now. Because it is a possibility. And it starts with pigs.
A couple of Canadian researchers may have figured out why cats get COVID and dogs don’t: a mutation in the gene that provides a vector for the novel coronavirus.
We know humans can give SARS-CoV-2 to animals. But can animals give it to humans? According to Dutch researchers, the answer is . . . yes.
This week: Veterinary colleges go online and coronavirus fears could derail scientific research. And by the by, does a dog need a learner’s permit to learn how to drive?
This week: A new cat virus discovered in Vancouver, snake-bit cats do better than snake-bit dogs, and scientists can now test dolphins and sea turtles for COVID-19.
This week: Urban environments are bad for pets’—and owners’—allergies, a wild mink in Utah with COVID bodes ill for the future, and kangaroos can tell us what they want.
Viruses mutate, and multiple variants of the virus that causes COVID are currently circulating. Should you be worried?