Coronavirus and pets – What you should know

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Pets and domestic animals are not at risk of contracting COVID-19. Village News/Courtesy photo
MISSION HILLS – With coronavirus on the forefront of everyone’s minds, pet owners can be reassured that their relationships with their dogs and cats are safe and can serve as a source of comfort during a crisis.Best Friends Animal Society’s mission is to end the killing of pets in America’s shelters and to lead the effort to achieve no-kill for dogs and cats nationwide by 2025. So, when fear and uncertainty spread through our communities, as is occurring as with the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, doubt can disrupt everyone’s normal way of life, even affecting the choices they make about their companion animals.While pets may be impacted by this crisis on several levels, one way they are not affected is by contracting or spreading COVID-19.“Currently, multiple h
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