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.
This week, the American Heartworm Society (AHS) published the results of the 2019 AHS Heartworm Incidence Survey and unveiled a new heartworm incidence map. Both are drawn from data submitted by nearly 6,000 US veterinary practices and shelters.
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.
Those two cats who tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State last month may have thrown a wrench in lab-test turnaround time for all the other cats.
Veterinary practices continue to adapt as the COVID-19 situation develops in their communities. Here are seven ways to adapt.
You don’t need to wear a face mask if you’re not sick: the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says so. But what if you’re sick and you don’t know it ? Er, well, . . .
The situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) is rapidly evolving as the virus is spreading in countries around the globe, including in the United States. This can make it challenging for your veterinary practice to know how to respond, and it’s important to revisit policies and procedures daily.