Monkeypox in Dogs?

Sunday, August 21, 2022   The recent news came out with the first suspect human-to-dog transmission of monkeypox noted in France. Two men living together acquired monkeypox after having intimate relations with others. Their 4-year-old Italian Greyhound likely acquired monkeypox through sleeping in bed with his owners. Twelve days after the owners developed symptoms, the dog developed skin lesions, and later tested positive for monkeypox. The dog has since recovered and is doing well. What animals can get Monkeypox? Monkeypox…

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Pet Information Regarding COVID-19

What’s Up With Pets and COVID-19? Recent news of a Clark County, Nevada man with the presumed diagnosis of COVID-19 has local pet owners asking owners what’s the risk to pets? Can pets get COVID-19? There aren’t any reports of pets actually getting clinically sick with COVID-19, and experts worldwide have stated that pets and other domestic animals aren’t a risk for spreading or contracting COVID-19. There was however a 17-year-old dog in Hong Kong that was evaluated after the owner…

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Second Hand Smoke Sickens Pets

Looking to save money on veterinary care or wondering how to keep your pet in peak health? If you are a smoker and have pets, there are some very compelling reasons to quit- second hand smoking’s link to causing cancer and illness in pets. If threats from your spouse haven’t gotten you to stop smoking yet, maybe looking at that furry friend on the couch next to you will. The life you save may be his. It’s long been known…

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Extreme Heat Tips: Keeping Your Dog Safe When the Temperature Soars

“Oh, but it’s a dry heat.” We’ve all heard that comment, used to describe the desert Southwest climate, one which becomes especially taxing on Southwest U.S. residents during July and August. The desert may lack the added humidity concerns that much of the country knows, but when temperatures escalate above 100 degrees, you can’t dismiss the dangers of that infamous dry heat. The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for southern Nevada, southeastern California and northwest Arizona from…

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