Can dogs catch Covid?

Can dogs catch Covid?

(Picture: Getty)Swabs were then taken from their pet cats and dogs to test for evidence of a current infection, while blood samples were also tested for antibodies – antibodies would suggest a past Covid-19 infection.

Mumbaikars opt for microchipping to keep pets safe

Mumbaikars opt for microchipping to keep pets safe

Microchipping can be done for dogs and cats and is a popular trend abroad.Adds pet parent, Swathi Sundararanjan, “I recently got my Cooper, my Golden Retriever pup, microchipped.Hearing loss, for example, can be one sign to look for.

Vets warn of new Covid variant's possible link to heart problems in pets

Vets warn of new Covid variant's possible link to heart problems in pets

Vets are warning of a possible link between a new variant of coronavirus and heart problems in cats and dogs after a increase in pets presenting with myocarditis at a specialist veterinary hospital in Buckinghamshire during the pandemic’s second wave.

Siddharth Chandekar: Pets make for ultra glam baraatis at desi weddings

Siddharth Chandekar: Pets make for ultra glam baraatis at desi weddings

While Sai’s pet baby Mocha wore a mini sherwani at her nuptials, Sid and Mitali’s baby Dora flaunted a pearl necklace on their D-Day. Pet wedding fashion is a big hit this shaadi season, with not only the brides and grooms, but even their pooches decking up to the nines in embellished Indian wear and smart tuxes.

Covid sniffer dogs can detect coronavirus with 94% accuracy

Covid sniffer dogs can detect coronavirus with 94% accuracy

Last year, scientists at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene began a trial to see if dogs trained to sniff coronavirus could help ease travel restrictions.

Cats and dogs may have to be vaccinated to stop the spread of Covid

Cats and dogs may have to be vaccinated to stop the spread of Covid

Scientists said the continued evolution of the virus in animals ‘poses a significant long-term risk to public health’ (Picture: Getty Images / iStockPhoto)It may be necessary to vaccinate pets in the future to stop coronavirus from spreading back to humans, scientists have said.

Dog owners ‘may be forced to break rules’ due to lack of walking spots

Dog owners ‘may be forced to break rules’ due to lack of walking spots

The RSPCA says these restrictions can create issues for dog walkers who may have local options curtailed by PSPOs. There is concern some people will travel to find suitable dog walking spots for their animals – potentially unwittingly breaching Covid-19 rules in the interests of their dog’s welfare and exercise needs.

3 Puppies Tested Positive for Covid in Mexico; They Were Infected By Their Owners

3 Puppies Tested Positive for Covid in Mexico; They Were Infected By Their Owners

Recently, the authorities of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development ( Sader ) confirmed the first positive cases of pets affected by COVID-19 in the country.However, only the three dogs mentioned were positive, thus becoming the first animals to be affected by coronavirus in Mexico.

People are buying mini face masks for their dogs

People are buying mini face masks for their dogs

He does look quite stylish… (Picture: Pet Masks / SWNS)The World Health Organisation initially suggested that canines could not contract COVID-19, but on March 19 the Hong Kong government released a statement saying that two dogs had tested positive.

‘Covid-19 has an odour, and the dogs are detecting it’: meet the canine super-squad sniffing out the virus

‘Covid-19 has an odour, and the dogs are detecting it’: meet the canine super-squad sniffing out the virus

Recently, she’s worked alongside Professors James Logan at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Steve Lindsay of the department of biosciences at Durham University, among others, on a successful project to train dogs to identify malaria.

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AP News Digest 2 p.m.

VIRUS OUTBREAK-US SURGE — Americans returning from Thanksgiving break face strict new coronavirus measures around the U.S. amid fears from health officials that holiday gatherings and travel over the weekend will worsen the already out-of-control surge of infections.

Can dogs and cats get coronavirus from humans?

Can dogs and cats get coronavirus from humans?

As the World Health Organisation (WHO) says all the available evidence suggests that SARS-CoV-2 is a zoonotic disease - one that passes from animals to humans - questions have also been raised about the potential impact of Covid-19 on domesticated pets as well as their human owners.

Boris’s dog Dilyn believed to have caught Covid during No 10 outbreak

Boris’s dog Dilyn believed to have caught Covid during No 10 outbreak

The Jack Russell terrier was reportedly wheezy and too tired to go for walks (Picture: LNP / Getty Images)Boris Johnson ’s dog Dilyn is thought to have caught coronavirus at the time the Prime Minister was taken into intensive care.

Is there an alternative to ‘future cruise credit’?

Is there an alternative to ‘future cruise credit’?

I know that many cruise lines have been offering refunds, but our firm is insisting that we cannot have any alternative to time-limited vouchers.We pointed out that a refund was not offered to us originally but this has had no effect on their stance.

Homeward bound: One dog's accidental escape from Canada and back

Homeward bound: One dog's accidental escape from Canada and back

Diamond, a German shepherd, escaped from her home in New Brunswick on Saturday and crossed a border bridge into Fort Kent, Maine, where coronavirus restrictions prevented her caretakers from following, the Bangor Daily News reported.

Dog walkers ‘are 78% more likely to catch coronavirus’

Dog walkers ‘are 78% more likely to catch coronavirus’

Scientists have suggested the virus may be spread through the faeces of pets (Picture: Getty Images)Those who walk pet dogs may have an increased chance of catching coronavirus by 78%, according to a study.

Did you get a new pet during the coronavirus lockdown in the UK?

Did you get a new pet during the coronavirus lockdown in the UK?

We’d like to hear from people who got a new pet during the pandemic, and how it has impacted their experience of lockdown.We’d like to hear from people who got a new pet during lockdown.

Chicago restaurateur uses pandemic downtime to fly dogs and cats to safety

Chicago restaurateur uses pandemic downtime to fly dogs and cats to safety

In 1997, one of the bartenders asked if he wanted to help open a restaurant, and he became a partner in One Off Hospitality Group, which opened the Michelin-starred restaurant Blackbird and eventually 10 other Chicago hot spots, including Avec, The Publican and Big Star.

Petco stops selling shock collars, promotes #StopTheShock movement

Petco stops selling shock collars, promotes #StopTheShock movement

Petco announced yesterday that it will stop selling shock collars both online and in stores in a move being hailed by animal welfare advocates.Ron Coughlin, CEO of Petco, said selling shock collars doesn’t align with the company’s mission of improving the lives of both pets and people.

World Health Organisation: The pandemic has been a difficult phase for pets, say activists

World Health Organisation: The pandemic has been a difficult phase for pets, say activists

As these animals also reach to her at the Pawsitive Farm Sanctuary she runs for rescue and rehabilitation, where she is already taking care of 111 dogs and cats, she voices how the choice rests with humans.