Debunking COVID-19 Myths About Pets
The current COVID-19 pandemic is the result of human-to-human spread, and there is no evidence that companion animals play a meaningful role in spreading the virus, and it’s important that you share this critical information with your community. Busting the myth that pets spread the virus to people will help keep pets in their homes, where they belong.
- Share this Q&A on what we know about pets transmitting the virus with your community.
- Review the advice on the World Small Animal Veterinary Association on this topic.
- Familiarize yourself with the COVID-19 Q&A from the World Organisation for Animal Health.
- Read the American Veterinary Medical Association’s COVID-19 resource, including detailed information about SARS-CoV-2 infections in animals.
- Understand the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations for veterinarians and veterinary clinics and how that could apply to your organization.
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