Pets CAN Spread Infections to individuals

 

Can Dogs And Cats Get The Coronavirus?

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Q&A on coronavirus 2: Soap vs. Sanitizers to infection from pets

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Animal Diseases and Your Health What You Need To Know

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Are pets at risk of getting or spreading COVID-19?

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Cat with Rabies

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Coronavirus and pets: can my dog or cat spread the disease?

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How pets transmit diseases to humans

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People can acquire pet-associated infections through animal bites, scratches and other contact, as well as by accidentally ingesting or inhaling traces of animal feces. Diseases That Can Spread Between Animals and People Bartonella henselae Infection Baylisascaris procyonis Infection (Raccoon Roundworm Infection) B Virus Infection (Herpes B Virus Infection) Bird Flu – see Avian Influenza Black Death – see Plague Borrelia burgdorferi Infection (Lyme Disease) Bovine. All pets can transmit diseases to people, including salmonella, drug-resistant bacteria, campylobacter, and parasitic diseases such as hookworm, roundworm and toxoplasmosis. The infections can be transmitted through bites, scratches, saliva and contact with feces.

Risk of animals spreading the virus that causes COVID-19 to people Some coronaviruses that infect animals can be spread to humans and then spread between people, but this is rare. This is what happened with the virus that caused the current outbreak of. You may have heard that coronaviruses can infect animals and wondered whether your pets could get COVID-19 or pass the virus to you.

Coronaviruses are. A small number of pets worldwide, including cats and dogs, have been reported to be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, mostly after close contact with people with COVID-19. Based on the limited information available to date, the risk of animals spreading COVID-19 to people is considered to be low.

There is no evidence that viruses can spread to people or other animals from a pet’s skin, fur or hair. However, keep in mind that young children, people with weakened immune systems, and people age 65 and older are more likely to get sick from some other germs that animals can carry. “Pets can also pass some parasites on to their humans,” says Dr. Reel. “Giardia is a common intestinal parasitic microorganism, which causes severe gastrointestinal symptoms. This parasite can be.

Dogs and cats can get sick with plague and can spread the infection to humans. How it spreads: People and animals are most commonly infected by flea bites, but touching live or dead plague-infected animals can also cause illness. People can also become infected by inhaling infectious droplets that a sick dog or cat has coughed into the air.

Dogs and cats are popular pets but can carry infections such as: Campylobacter infection: can be spread by household pets carrying Campylobacter jejuni bacteria, which cause diarrhea, Cat scratch disease: can happen when a person is bitten or scratched by a cat infected with Bartonella.

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Humans and pets can share both affection and infection.

“Small Animal Pediatrics E-Book: The First 12 Months of Life” by Michael E. Peterson, Michelle Kutzler
from Small Animal Pediatrics E-Book: The First 12 Months of Life
by Michael E. Peterson, Michelle Kutzler
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010

Most human infections result from animal contact (e.g., animal bites, scratches, shared food).

“Medical Microbiology E-Book” by Patrick R. Murray, Ken S. Rosenthal, Michael A. Pfaller
from Medical Microbiology E-Book
by Patrick R. Murray, Ken S. Rosenthal, Michael A. Pfaller
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2020

Domestic dogs and cats can also transmit the disease to humans.

“Clinical Infectious Disease” by David Schlossberg
from Clinical Infectious Disease
by David Schlossberg
Cambridge University Press, 2008

Several hundred different viruses are known to infect humans and somewhat fewer have been recovered from individual animals (livestock, companion animals and horses, laboratory animals, wild animals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish).

“Veterinary Virology” by Frederick A. Murphy, E. Paul J. Gibbs, Marian C. Horzinek, Michael J. Studdert
from Veterinary Virology
by Frederick A. Murphy, E. Paul J. Gibbs, et. al.
Elsevier Science, 1999

Infections in adult humans and animals are also common.

“Natural Food Antimicrobial Systems” by A.S. Naidu
from Natural Food Antimicrobial Systems
by A.S. Naidu
CRC Press, 2000

During the acute phase of the illness, the virus is shed in all body secretions and excretions, so food and water dishes, cages, bedding, litter boxes, toys and grooming supplies, rugs, and soil can become sources of infection.

“Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters” by Lila Miller, Kate Hurley
from Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters
by Lila Miller, Kate Hurley
Wiley, 2011

Pets may be an indirect source of some infections, depositing infectious material on food, skin, or clothing.

“Memmler's the Human Body in Health and Disease, Enhanced Edition” by Barbara Janson Cohen, Kerry L. Hull
from Memmler’s the Human Body in Health and Disease, Enhanced Edition
by Barbara Janson Cohen, Kerry L. Hull
JONES & BARTLETT PUB Incorporated, 2020

They can get repeated infections with different strains but then can have immunity to rotaviruses.

“Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2020 E-Book: 5 Books in 1” by Fred F. Ferri
from Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2020 E-Book: 5 Books in 1
by Fred F. Ferri
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

Dogs and cats in close contact with infected humans can develop transient, subclinical colonization of pharyngeal tissues and can transmit the infection to other humans.

“Small Animal Internal Medicine E-Book” by Richard W. Nelson, C. Guillermo Couto
from Small Animal Internal Medicine E-Book
by Richard W. Nelson, C. Guillermo Couto
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

A variety of household pets such as dogs, cats, birds and reptiles are potential, albeit rare, sources of human infection.

“Manson's Tropical Diseases E-Book” by Jeremy Farrar, Peter J Hotez, Thomas Junghanss, Gagandeep Kang, David Lalloo, Nicholas J. White
from Manson’s Tropical Diseases E-Book
by Jeremy Farrar, Peter J Hotez, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2013

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  • Wow…bullshit about toilets..PEOPLE…china plumbing not.same as western!! Even if it.wasnt..IF U HAVE DIARRHEA THERE IS VIRUS THERE…OMG…

  • Wuhan’s cat rescuer: the man saving pets abandoned during coronavirus outbreak – video ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2020/feb/14/catman-of-wuhan-the-man-rescuing-pets-abandoned-amid-coronavirus-outbreak-video

    Coronavirus: latest developments ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/mar/05/coronavirus-live-updates-italy-germany-pandemic-europe-uk-us-australia-india-update-latest-news

  • That’s just asinine! How the hell do you keep distance from your pet? Are you supposed to lock them up in a cage? I never seen a pet that doesn’t jump up into your lap or try getting some attention. I no longer have a dog but when i did she was practically glued to my every movement around the house.

  • I collected some information about Coronavirus and pets in my blog https://aboutmylittlecat.com/can-cats-get-the-coronavirus-heres-what-to-know/

  • My husky is trained to run with me on a bike at high speed on pavements and grass. He needs miles of exercise each day. It is simply impossible to take him out once a day during this pandemic. He is 5 and in peak fitness. What can I do we have a small garden?

  • I don’t understand why you would want to kiss your pets. Even without the coronavirus there are a lot of harmful germs in pet’s mouths. Cats for example can often be found carrying toxoplasma gondii.

  • I actually read that the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that dogs are immune to the effects of COVID-19.
    So you can take your canines out of quarantine.
    Now it can be said that “WHO let the dogs out” lol

  • these bats are rats and they pollenate the cactus and people eat cactus and when they ate it,
    Ambulance: we woo we woo we woo
    Hospital before: we will care for you
    Hospital now: We will have to burn you if you have the corona virus because your dying anyway, or we can isolate you in this room where you can die slowly

  • This type of diseases always gets started from China from a long time so why does not the Chinese Govt ban the animal meat market other than domestic meat

  • i am severely worried and think my 9 year old Male cat has COVID-19. He threw up yesterday morning and all day today and tonight he has been acting strange and never before. When i eat at kitchen table he usually loves going back and forth under the table my legs and all.. cat lovely stuff ya kno, and all the sudden all day today he would sit near the oven and stare at me, but look very sad,, his pupils were dialted but he seemed sad. REASON 2 i just checked his respiratory by counting his breaths (when he went in then back out i counted that as 1] and then this for 15sec was only 4 beats. I just get that 4th one to finish right when 15sec timer goes off. Times 4, we are looking at a 16 for his respiratory. Supposedly 20 to 80 is normal? So he has two of three symptoms WHAT do i do??? Please i am so scared for my buddy.. ALSO he has been sleeping on my bed more than usual and For LONGER than usual naps… he has been sleeping on my bed for the last 5 hours now and hes still sleeping. He did not sleep ALL day and was not still or stuck in any spots all day in fact one time today around 4pm he got excited and played in living room and was running with his brother(my other cat, his twin brother, NO symptoms for his brother) no more other cats in house and it is my dad 61 age me 25 age.

  • Idc if I get covid 19. I aint gonna make my dog wear a mask. It doesn’t know why I’m putting a peice of cloth on its face for 2 hours at most. It cant even pull it down to breath.

  • I got covid19 symptoms a couple months ago, and very soon after my German Shepherd was diagnosed with chronic renal disease, plus diarrhea and runny nose. He is now completely asymptomatic. When I get his blood and urine tested again in 6 mos and if his renal function (azotemia) is normal, then I’ll know it was probably covid19 related since renal failure doesn’t otherwise correct itself. My dog has not been tested for covid19 obviously since animal testing is not available here, so I don’t know for sure. But if he did get it then he got it from me, not the other way around.

  • I’m not worried about our dog because she’s a schnauzer and doesn’t need to go outside a lot and we’re all under lockdown in South Africa, but I’m doubtful about our cat. He needs to go outside periodically and he often fights with stray cats in the area. That’s why I searched this.

  • the virus is a parisite and any animal absolutely can spread. it was made in north Carolina and sold to Wuhan china. watch. watch prof. Francis boyal update on corrona virus biological weapon. i car less about cat if it could cause my kids death. our government is dropping infected spores from sky. we all dead. every mamal on Earth can and will get. it’s inevitable.

  • Just heard about that 1 dog. But, I still stand by my first comment because, sometimes, something that people are sure is true may end up being a mistaken wild card. Meaning there may have something rare about the dogs health to begin with.
    Or, It may become an over-all factor however, with all the people who travel abroad with their pets, I would be expecting more than just 1 dog being talked about.
    Common sense, Education, and legitimate Knowledge combined, will help prevent a lot of people from becoming insanely fearful.
    Things are damn spooky right now. But we still need to try and keep our worst fears at bay.

  • There have been a few reports of pets being infected:
    a cat in Belgium,
    two dogs in Hong Kong,
    one 4-year-old Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo
    have been tested positive for the coronavirus.
    Of course, tiger is not a pet:-)

  • OK folks, buckle those seat belts. It now appears animals ARE ABLE to catch the virus. 6 BRONX ZOO tigers have now been found to have it. 4/5/2020 TheY got it from a zookeeper. So the reverse would likely be possible, probable. So, now we’re going to have a bunch of pets running around spreading the disease. STAY AWAY FROM PETS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • You can’t wash your hands without using your clean hands to turn off the tap…unless it’s automatic like here in Oz. Do your business and wash your hands but DO NOT USE THE HANDS DRYERS that you stick your hands in. They are known to spread faecal matter.

  • Are u serious. Just cuz off the covid19 people are abounding there dogs people should not deserve to have a pet I still have mine after this hole think happen I cent never imagine my self ever doing that do my dog just cuz off the virus

  • I’m worried that my pet has socialized with the pet next door through our fence, and when I brought him inside the house to wipe him down he sneezed.

  • Now they are trying to see if dogs can sniff out the virus, like they have been used to sniff out cancer. So if a dog can be used for that then the risk of it spreading the disease must be so low that there must be something in the saliva of dogs which can combat this corona. Just a guess I guess, but it seems to make sense, no?

  • If my cat goes outside then it gets coronavirus on its body (but not in its body) then I touch it then am I able to get coronavirus

  • I wish these sort of videos would tell you how the virus makes your pet feel, how sick or not sick they might become. I’d hope my pet wouldn’t suffer if they catch this. “ Unlikely to get sick” is all this has mentioned.

  • This is serious people are actually dying you think this is a joke the world could end any second in the USA five people already have been infected with the coronavirus and schools all over the nation already been Shutdown even my school this is really serious kids like me need education but yet you made this video to joke around and I actually have pets I don’t want them to get infected if I do have it!! ����

  • i had lot of dog barbecue before many years back in the south, it was very tasty and nice delicacy and affordable than other food source… since i moved few years ago i stopped eating dog due to lot of backlash from the mainland society…in the future i plan to go back south on short trips to eat dog barbecue if i can after the covid 19 fiasco end…

  • When will China release the Press release about the long awainted animal protection laws? Let’s wait ‼️ look forward to the press service…. let’s wait ‼️….we are waiting ‼️….. let’s wait ‼️……. stop mistreating abused Animals! Stop boiled alive skinned alive dogs in Yulin horror festival!!! Forever!!!�� shame!!! Let’s wait ‼️…..

  • My dog had drippy eyes and was sick….couple days later I got the Corona….I live alone and never leave my house except to walk the dog at night when no one is around anymore. One good thing about this pandemic? As someone with autism who is usually in pain because of this noisy world…I’m really enjoying the sounds of silence everywhere as people hide away and work machines cease!