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Archive of posts published in the category: COVID-19

USDA: First “Confirmed” U.S. Dog to Test Positive for SARS-Cov-2

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which oversees the National Veterinary Services Laboratory, announced a confirmed…

USDA: First Dog Claimed to Be Positive for COVID-19 was Negative

Last month, a researcher at Duke University claimed that Winston, a pug, was the first…

False Alarm: Cats and COVID-19

Study which claims cats can “easily” transmit SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, to each…

Can Dogs Become Infected with the Novel Coronavirus?

Recent reports suggest that a dog in the U.S. has tested positive for the novel…

COVID-19 in Two U.S. Cats

Should we be overtly worried about our cats? And should we fear cats? The answer…

The Death of a TNR Pioneer

Donald Kennedy died of COVID-19 yesterday. Kennedy was the President of Stanford University when I…

Can cats catch coronavirus from people?

Last week, I called out Maddie’s Fund and some of its partner organizations for fearmongering…

Maddie’s Fund: Fearmongering about COVID-19

Maddie’s Fund and several of its partner organizations are fearmongering about the pandemic by recommending…

TNR in the Age of Coronavirus

There’s been a request by some national organizations that shelters, rescue groups, and low-cost clinics…

Adoptions in the Age of Coronavirus

How to Protect Shelter Animals from Killing and Shelter Workers from Exposure Every day now,…