It’s official. COVID-19 is a pandemic. Which makes doing what you can to prevent the spread of the coronavirus even more critical. Ensuring that your hospital’s schedule isn’t disrupted by clients worried about catching the coronavirus by going out in public is a little trickier.
People are preparing to go back to work, but their new pets most likely won’t be going with them. And those who adopted a pet during lockdown could be in for a rude surprise once they get home.
With social distancing and staying at home the new norm, everyone—including your clients and their pets—are experiencing head-spinning lifestyle changes. The silver lining: you can do more than ever to help get them into top shape during this downtime.
This week: Smuckers announces cat food recall, jerky-treat still suspect, and Blue Pearl reports a pandemic-related parvovirus outbreak.
Companion animals are in danger from the new coronavirus, but not for the reason you might think.
“Whole communities are no longer in existence. Whole towns are no longer standing.”
An easily scannable fact sheet to use in your practice.
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.
The CDC and the USDA announced last week the first confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection in two pet cats in New York State. In the wake of that announcement, the CDC now recommends that pet owners follow the same social distancing guidelines with their pets as with human family members.
Back in March, the first pet was diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 in Hong Kong. What‘s the status of SARS-CoV-2 in pets now, nearly seven months later?