Pet Food News / Coronavirus and Pets
on June 3, 2020

USDA confirms first case of COVID-19 in US dog

Earlier reports of infection in a pet dog, a Pug named Winston, proved to be incorrect.

On June 2, the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) publicly confirmed the first case of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection in a pet dog in the U.S.

Dog infected with coronavirus in New York

The dog, a German Shepherd in New York, tested positive for the virus…

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