It’s National Vision Month, and while nutrition and vision may not seem related, they are intrinsically linked. From gestation to development and throughout a pet’s life, what our pets eat can impact the structure and function of their eyes.
Both dogs and cats that have tested positive for COVID-19. In Hong Kong, 17 dogs and 8 cats that were living with COVID-19 infected people were tested, and 2 dogs (who were asymptomatic) tested positive. One dog tested positive but no live virus could be cultured, though the virus was cultured from the other dog. This, along with some pre-print findings regarding experimental infection in dogs, suggests that the virus does not survive well in dogs, may not be very transmissible between dogs, and does not cause disease in dogs. One cat tested positive as well, but also was asymptomatic and not shedding the virus.
Locked down due to social distancing or quarantine? Look on the bright side: your dogs and cats are probably happy to have you home 24/7! Staying at home may start to get somewhat dull however, and some cabin fever might affect your furry friend. Social meetings, puppy classes and parks are closing, so exercise can
Veganuary is not just for humans but our furry companions too! We can all make a difference and make this world a kinder and healthier place for people, pets and planet.
Here we are at the end of the year – it’s time to celebrate! For those of us who live with furry friends, we need to be certain that our festivities are safe for every family member.