Last Updated on by Mitch Rezman
Added April 2023
Drug-Resistant Bacteria Are Passing Between Pets and Their Owners, Researchers Find
Bird flu risk for pets remains ‘very low,’ even after dog death in Ont.: experts
Pet dog infected with avian flu but risk to public is low, federal government says
Florida Researchers Report First Known Bird Flu Case in a U.S. Dolphin
The entire medical scientific brain trust of planet Earth is collectively working on coronavirus at some level.
Billions are being invested in scientific investigation and equipment manufacturing, globally.
In spite of this massive assembly of great problem solvers as well as funding going into the research as citizens of planet earth, we are having a difficult time slowing, let alone stopping the outbreak ~ globally.
The next time a medical or veterinary professional writes a “quality” article about coronavirus and pets, ask yourself, “how can anyone make claims about what this virus can or cannot do if we know so little about it”?
From the CDC ~ 8 Zoonotic Diseases Shared Between Animals and People of Most Concern in the U.S.
We will update this list of personally (by MitchR) vetted information resources until it’s no longer relevant.
The type and frequency of animals coming down with COVID is trying to tell us something about the future of the pandemic. Scientists are on the case
Can Dogs Get COVID? What to Know About the Coronavirus and Pets
1st possible case of deer-to-human COVID-19 transmission reported
How serious is the presence of the Covid virus in deer for humans?
Discovery of Omicron in New York deer raises concern over possible new variants
Researchers believe deer are catching coronavirus from humans
102 cat, 92 dog COVID-19 virus outbreaks globally
Lions and tigers all had COVID-19 at the National Zoo
COVID-Detecting Dogs Pilot First Airport Program
All The Lions And Tigers At DC’s National Zoo Have Tested Positive For COVID-19
New study finds animals known to be infected with coronaviruses sold at Wuhan wet market for years
People with COVID-19 Often Give It to Their Pets, Scientists Find
Snow leopard at San Diego zoo catches coronavirus
Are animals spreading COVID to humans?
U.S. CDC to suspend import of dogs from more than 100 countries over rabies concerns
Pawsome boarding facilities for pets in Covid-19
The first isolated Coronavirus was isolated by a veterinarian in bird in 1937
Oakland Zoo to start vaccinating their most at-risk animals for COVID-19 this summer
Coronavirus likely spread to people from an animal — but needs more study, new WHO report says
Nearly 100 Dogs and Cats Have Had COVID-19 in US
Do Birds Get Coronavirus? I Had It About a Month Ago (by Windy City Parrot)
Pets helped us cope during coronavirus pandemic, say UAE residents
Pandemic can’t stop volunteers who care for San Francisco’s wild parrots
Endangered primates face high risk of catching COVID-19
REVIEW – Animals Infected With SARS-COV-2 Strain That Causes COVID May Pose Greater Risk To Humans
Are Dogs Spreading SARS-CoV-2? Study Finds Living With a Dog Increases Risk of Contracting COVID-19
Denmark plans to cull up to 17 million mink to stop mutated coronavirus
Covid-19 makes it harder to save dogs and cats across borders, but rescue organizations are finding a way
CORONAVIRUS AND PETS: FAQS FOR OWNERS (College of Veterinary Medicine University of Illinois Urbana)
26 animals ‘regularly in contact with people may be susceptible to coronavirus’, study suggests
6/18/2020 (added here 9/22/2020)
Coronavirus: What will happen to pets after lockdown?
Scottish SPCA reveal their most bizarre rescues during coronavirus lockdown
Updated 9/8/20 ~ Discover: The A-B-G-Ds of coronaviruses in people and in pets
Updated 8/27/20 ~ 26-year-old Congo grey parrot, stressed by the pandemic, close to a new home
Updated 8/27/20 ~ Animals most at risk for coronavirus include reindeer and dolphins, according to study
Updated 8/04/20 ~ Can cats catch Covid?
Updated 8/04/20 ~ Buddy the German Shepherd and COVID-19 by Dr. Jean Dodds
Updated 8/02/20 ~ Ancestors of coronavirus have been hiding out in bats for decades, ready to infect humans
Updated 7/30/20 ~ Exclusive: Buddy, first dog to test positive for COVID-19 in the U.S., has died
Updated 7/26/20 ~ The pandemic’s unlikely pet: Chickens
Updated 7/14/20 ~ Squirrel tests positive for the bubonic plague in Colorado
Updated 7/11/20 ~ Dog is first animal in Texas diagnosed with COVID-19
Updated 6/30/20 ~ FDA Guidelines for Protecting Pets from COVID-19
Updated 6/29/20 ~ Swine flu strain with human pandemic potential increasingly found in Chinese pigs
Updated 6/25/20 ~ Mumbai: ‘Set Up Isolation Centres For COVID Patients’ Pets,’ Say NGOs
Updated 6/18/20 ~ Is the Corona Virus Making Your Bird Hormonal? ~ by Windy City Parrot
Updated 6/4/20 (posted 6/18 here) ~ Mass Mink Cull Ordered on Dutch Farms to Stem Coronavirus Spread
Updated 6/18/20 ~ Animal Laws and Restrictions Hidden in New COVID Stimulus Plan
Updated 6/5/20 ~ Coronavirus: what the lockdown could mean for urban wildlife
Updated 6/5/20 ~ Why you may need to encourage social distancing around your bird feeder
Updated 6/4/20 ~ Wildlife Trade Monitoring Network ‘TRAFFIC’ Indicates Wild Animals in ‘Additional Threat’ as Poaching Doubles During COVID-19 Lockdown
Updated 6/3/20 ~ Sanctuaries Petition Factory Farms to Surrender Animals From “Depopulation” Amidst Coronavirus
Updated 6/2/20 ~ Scientists Warn Bird Feeders to be Cautious of New Pneumonia-like Virus Discovered in European Birds
Updated 5/31/20 ~ Wildlife markets are the tip of the iceberg and not just in China
Updated 5/21/20 ~ SARS-CoV-2: Why cats and not dogs?
Updated 5/20/20 ~ Pigs Exempted: Study Uncovers 48 Animal Species Most Likely to Get Coronavirus
Updated 4/27/20 ~ SARS-COV-2: COMPANION CATS IN NEW YORK.
Updated 4/13/20 ~
“This is a disease nobody knows about. Nobody has spent their lives studying this.
There weren’t labs dedicated just to this disease.
Otters at Georgia Aquarium test positive for Covid-19
4/22/20 Two Cats Are First U.S. Pets to Test Positive for Coronavirus
From: The Real Reason Veterinarians Gave a Tiger a Covid-19 Test Read more
Wild animals are reclaiming cities and streets during coronavirus lockdown
Coronavirus outbreak: New guidelines restrict entry of animals, birds in quarantine areas
They said pets couldn’t get the coronavirus, so how did a tiger test positive? Vets explain.
How to make DIY watering can and bird-feeder with household waste in lockdown
Coronavirus precautions for pet-owners: What you need to know
Coronavirus and pets: How COVID-19 affects cats and dogs
How the Phoenix Zoo is coping during the coronavirus outbreak
Questions and Answers on the 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Latest CFIA information for consumers on food and animal health – COVID-19
American Veterinary Medical Association – COVID – 19
Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, study finds
Sonakshi Sinha Pens A Stern Message For Those Abandoning Their Dogs Amid COVID-19; Read
Coronavirus advice you need if you’re a pet owner in Glasgow
COVID-19 and your pet dog or cat
Worried about your animals if you fall ill with coronavirus? Edinburgh’s LOVE Gorgie could help
3 Ways the Coronavirus is Affecting Animals Around the World
Owners throw pets on streets amid coronavirus scare
Bengaluru: Home-quarantined people spreading coronavirus to pet animals
Coronavirus precautions for pet-owners: What you need to know
Social distance from pets to protect them from COVID-19, Ag commissioner says
Coronavirus: don’t abandon your cat because of unproven scientific research, experts say
2nd pet dog tests positive for COVID-19 coronavirus
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