Coronavirus: Can your dog or cat get Covid-19 and can you catch it from your pet?

Coronavirus: Can your dog or cat get Covid-19 and can you catch it from your pet?

Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation states: “At present, there is no evidence that companion animals/pets such as dogs or cats can be infected with the new coronavirus.​".

Tissue-loving dog Winzee gets her head stuck in the box

Tissue-loving dog Winzee gets her head stuck in the box

The one-year-old Morkie (a cross between a Yorkshire terrier and a Maltese) pup loves to play with tissues but took on more than she could chew when her head got trapped in the package.

Dog’s tongue nearly cut in half after getting stuck in a rubber ball

Dog’s tongue nearly cut in half after getting stuck in a rubber ball

The vets who saved Poppy’s tongue warn of the dangers of leaving pets unattended (Kennedy News/Foxhall Veterinary Clinic)The flesh on her tongue eventually turned necrotic and died, leaving Poppy with two giant slits on either side where the ball had been.

These breeds of dog suffer the most when the weather gets too hot

These breeds of dog suffer the most when the weather gets too hot

Short nosed pets are most vulnerable in hot temperatures (Picture: Shutterstock) French bulldogs can overheat and suffer sun strokes (Picture: Getty Images)If you are concerned about your dog, please call a vet immediately as heat stroke can be fatal if not caught quickly.

Keep a ear out for Otorrhoea

Keep a ear out for Otorrhoea

Otitis externa is a chronic inflammation of the dog’s external ear canal. Otitis externa occurs when there’s a change in the normal environment of the ear canal that causes the lining of the glands to enlarge and produce excessive ear wax.