Can my pet get Covid-19?

Can my pet get Covid-19?

Among the many concerns brought by the coronavirus pandemic, the spread of the disease to our pets is one of the most recurrent. Can animals get sick? Read on to find out all the details!

Among the many concerns brought by the coronavirus pandemic, the spread of the disease to our pets is one of the most recurrent. Can animals get sick? Can my pet infect me or my children? Discover all the details in this article!

Investigations were carried out in which scientists detected the presence of Covid-19 in animals, but although they can get sick, they cannot infect humans. What is more, there is a risk of contagion between animals according to the species. 

Investigations were carried out in which scientists detected the presence of Covid-19 in animals

Your pet may feel fatigued and may lose appetite. Fortunately, there are no major risks to pets. If you get infected with Covid-19 you can pay attention to your pet's health but don't worry too much, animals are going to be ok. 

If you are sick with COVID-19, you should restrict contact with your pets and other animals, just like you would with people. Because not much of this virus is known. 

If you are sick with COVID-19, you should restrict contact with your pets

The risk of animals spreading the COVID-19 virus to people is considered low. Animals don't appear to play a significant role in spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. However, as we said pets can get infected with Covid-19.

For your pets, you can take the same security measures that you do for yourself. Clean their paws when you come for a walk and distance your pet from strangers. 

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