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Archive of posts published in the category: COVID-19

Lawsuit: L.A. Animal Services Illegally Turning Animals Away

An animal rescue group has filed a lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles, its…

The Coming Eviction Crisis?

As I have reported repeatedly over the last several months, progressive shelters in progressive communities…

Salt Lake County Animal Services Tells Finder to Abandon Blind, Sick, Pregnant Cat Found Walking in Circles

Although they deny it, Austin Animal Center (in Texas) has been telling people to release…

Austin Shelter Director Proposal to Close Doors to Healthy Strays Permanently is D.O.A.

The pandemic has revealed both the tremendous progress we have made in animal sheltering practices…

When “Community Sheltering” Means No Sheltering

We’ve made tremendous progress as a movement, but not only is there still a long…

New SARS-CoV-2 study shows that dogs do NOT shed the virus.

As such, there is no mode of transmission either to other dogs, to other animals,…

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…