FAQ About Pets & COVID-19
Some further information of interest:
Can COVID-19 infect pets?
Currently there is limited evidence that companion animals can be infected with COVID-19 (SARS-Cov-2) and no evidence that pet dogs or cats can be a source of infection to other animals or to humans.
If my pet has been in contact with someone who is sick from COVID-19, can it spread the disease to other people?
While we do not yet know for sure, there is limited evidence that companion animals can be infected with or spread COVID-19 ( SARS-Cov-2). Additionally, there is currently no evidence that companion animals could be a source of infection to people.
What are the concerns regarding pets that have been in contact with people infected with this virus?
There is no evidence that companion animals including pets such as dogs and cats, can become infected with COVID-19 (SARS-Cov-2).
As always, our goal at Animal Hospital of Cambridge is to ensure the health and wellbeing of our patients. We will remain open and hope that the changes we have made to bring you pet care during this pandemic will allow us to continue to care for your pets, while also taking into account the health and safety of our staff and clients.
Other Reliable Resources For Information On COVID-19
Ministry of Health Ontario - Fact Sheet
Worms & Germs Blog by Dr. Scott Weese - COVID-19 FAQ & more
World Health Organization - Coronavirus Updates
Please feel free to contact the clinic at 519-624-9760 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.