relevant to this thread, but still….completely separate from the vaccine your puppy received. just to be clear.A German shepherd is first dog in the U.S. to test positive for the coronavirus so I started to google because in Australia vets neither the government has mentioned his happening to dogs in our country but found this national geographic article about first dog case in US, I am really surprised this information hasn’t been shared here in Australia it’s pretty information for dog owners
I'm not a cat person but isn't there a corona virus strain that is common in cats? Maybe There is enough closeness in the strains that leaves cats more susceptible. Or maybe it's just cat behavior. I think cats are more likely to sleep close to the face of their humans. Spend more time in their laps etc. leading to closer, longer contact with respiratory vapor. It is interesting though.Great link! Surprising numbers...
I was going to comment that it must be exceedingly rare given how many cases of covid there are, but had no idea that it was as widespread as it is...interesting too that at least in the US, more cats than dogs have been infected.
I don't know, but that sounds reasonable. Until I read that report I hadn't heard any mention of cats, and only one or two big cats in zoos. So yeah, that was an eye opener!I'm not a cat person but isn't there a corona virus strain that is common in cats? Maybe There is enough closeness in the strains that leaves cats more susceptible. Or maybe it's just cat behavior. I think cats are more likely to sleep close to the face of their humans. Spend more time in their laps etc. leading to closer, longer contact with respiratory vapor. It is interesting though.
The Coronavirus that dogs are vaccinated for causes all of those symptoms.He recovered fully but very severe vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and lethargy for a couple of weeks.
Those are also symptoms of covid-19 in pets though. What You Should Know about COVID-19 and Pets | Healthy Pets, Healthy People | CDCThe Coronavirus that dogs are vaccinated for causes all of those symptoms.
Just wat we needed a Karen GSD 😂😂Why? So we can pump some ivermectin into them? If they are basically just getting over it, why worry about it. There are so many ways that elderly dogs die. They all die of something. The last thing I want to see is a bunch of dogs with masks covering their nose and mouths when out and about. The way people are right now, they may euthanize their dogs or put masks on them. I put nothing past the hysteria of the general public. It's a virus. Is it zoonotic? Who knows or cares? It may not change how you act about your dogs, but it might make local government require draconian measures.
so true about dogs getting upset-it makes sense. ps you can still can get and transfer covid after your shots.I can't speak for anyone else, but it's been my experience that dogs get worked up emotionally when their humans are sick. Upset tummies in dogs are common when the humans are stressed. Not to mention all the weird things they get into. Yes, they can 'catch' human diseases so I spoze it's possible. But then, if their humans were immunized....
interesting, to screw up the test-let us know how it with.I would be really tempted to do a nose swab and a home test on a dog with a suspected infection just to see what it did. It might waste a test kit, but if one happens to have plenty of the stockpiled....or have one that's about to expire....it would be interesting.
Do you have the information on this? Can you please share it? My understanding was omicron contains the common cold and the theory is most likely case is a person with both the common cold and delta is the original vector for this.There is evidence that shows the virus may have mutated in mice and transferred back to humans as Omicron variant. So moving forward there's a huge potential for animal human crossover.