Be Alert pet owners! You need to provide help to Fido and Fluff to stay protected from the novel coronavirus. In a newly released video. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) describes how to help pet owners, so they learn how to keep their furry friends safe.
While there are low chances of getting coronavirus by contracting with your pet. The preliminary evidence shows certain animals can be infected by the humans. The animals that are more likely to be at risk are cats and ferrets according to one Study. Dogs appear to be less susceptible. Though recently a German shepherd in the U.S. recently became the first dog to test positive for COVID-19.
ACCORDING TO STUDY FINDINGS, CATS ARE GOOD CARRIER OF CORONAVIRUS
According to the FDA advice, don’t let your pets contact or interact with people outside of your home. You should keep your cats indoors, let your dogs walk on a leash. There must be at least 6 feet distance from other people . Try not to go to places like parks and other crowded public places so you don’t need to park your dog.
The probability is out of the question because it doesn’t seem like your animals can give you the virus, Though you can be a carrier of the virus for your pet and it appears you can give it to them. So when you’re sick, do not do any direct contact with your pets. Until you are not well again it is in the best interest for everyone that have someone
else care for them.
However, in a particular case the possibility of having no one who can care for your pets, then wear a face mask that covers your face and nose and washes your hands before and after you interact with your pet.
The federal agencies; The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have recommended these findings, instructions, and guidelines which notes that there is no evidence that shows any signs that animals play a significant role in spreading the virus.
There have been various reports of animals being infected with a virus since the pandemic began. At least two pet cats in New York have been declared sickened with this virus while one dog in Hong Kong reported infected. In April, a tiger also tested positive at the Bronx Zoo for COVID-19.