Pet dog in N.C. tests positive for SARS-CoV-2

Pet dog in N.C. tests positive for SARS-CoV-2 4/28/2020 A pug belonging to a pediatrician participating in a COVID-19 study at Duke University tested positive for infection with SARS-CoV-2 and displayed mild signs of illness for several days. The pediatrician, her...

About Pets & People | Healthy Pets, Healthy People | CDC

About Pets & People There are many health benefits of owning a pet. They can increase opportunities to exercise, get outside, and socialize. Regular walking or playing with pets can decrease blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and triglyceride levels.  Pets can...

Confirmation of COVID-19 in Two Pet Cats in New York

Contact: For inquiries about COVID-19 and animals, contact media@cdc.gov For inquiries about the testing and confirmation process for animals, contact APHISpress@usda.gov Washington, D.C. April 22, 2020 – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and...