How do you treat a virus in a dog?

Can pets recover from COVID-19?

Of the pets that have gotten sick, most only had mild illness and fully recovered.

What are the symptoms of COVID-19 in animals?

Clinical signs thought to be compatible with SARS-CoV-2 infection in animals include fever, coughing, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, lethargy, sneezing, nasal/ocular discharge, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Do pets show symptoms if infected with COVID-19?

Although most pets only have mild symptoms or no symptoms, we are still learning about how they are affected by the virus.

What animals can contract COVID-19?

• Recent experimental research shows that many mammals, including cats, dogs, bank voles, ferrets, fruit bats, hamsters, mink, pigs, rabbits, racoon dogs, tree shrews, and white-tailed deer can be infected with the virus.

Can people spread COVID-19 to animals?

People can spread SARS-CoV-2 to animals, especially during close contact.

Can animals carry the virus that causes COVID-19 on their skin or fur?

Although we know certain bacteria and fungi can be carried on fur and hair, there is no evidence that viruses, including the virus that causes COVID-19, can spread to people from the skin, fur or hair of pets.

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