CDC recommends that pets social distance, too. Here's what that looks like.

CDC recommends that pets social distance, too. Here's what that looks like.

Now the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends social distancing for pets, but what does that mean for our cats and dogs.The CDC does not recommend routine testing for pets, Howe said.

CDC probes outbreak of illnesses linked to pet store puppies

CDC probes outbreak of illnesses linked to pet store puppies

OUTBREAK NOTICE: 30 people in 13 states are infected with multidrug-resistant #Campylobacter linked to pet store puppies.The bacteria is closely related to germs that infected more than 100 people during a 2016–2018 Campylobacter outbreak, which was also linked to pet store puppies, the CDC said.

Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak states linked to pet turtles

Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak states linked to pet turtles

An outbreak of salmonella infections across 13 states, so far, has been linked to contact with pet turtles.An outbreak of 21 cases of salmonella infections across 13 states has been linked to contact with turtles.

Dog treats linked to salmonella infection in people

Dog treats linked to salmonella infection in people

Pig ear dog treats are linked to at least 45 cases of salmonella infection in people, according to the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

It's OK, you can dress chickens in Halloween costumes, CDC says

It's OK, you can dress chickens in Halloween costumes, CDC says

Whether you're a farmer or a Silicon Valley mogul, the agency says you should take certain precautions when dressing your chicken as Captain America so that you don't end up with a spooky case of salmonella.

Be careful of puppy poop – it can make you sick

Be careful of puppy poop – it can make you sick

The other 27 had either bought a Petland puppy, shopped at Petland or visited someone who had purchased a puppy from Petland, the CDC report says.Infected dogs may or may not show signs of illness, such as diarrhoea, vomiting, or a fever, so it's important to take precautions when around dogs, the CDC says.To prevent catching campylobacter from dogs, the CDC advises that you:Wash your hands thoroughly after touching dogs, their poop, or their food.

What bacteria is linked to dog saliva? Infection kills grandmother

What bacteria is linked to dog saliva? Infection kills grandmother

“We told them about the dog bite, but they didn’t think it could be anything related to that,” said Larson-Hruzek, who flew in from her home in Colorado when she heard of her mother’s illness.