Frequently Asked Questions

 Frequently Asked Questions

Pets infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 may or may not get sick. Of the pets that have gotten sick, most only had mild illness and fully recovered. Serious illness in pets is extremely rare.  Most pets that have gotten sick from the virus that causes COVID-19 were infected after close contact with a person with COVID-19. Pets may have fever, coughing, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, lethargy (unusual lack of energy or sluggishness), sneezing, runny nose, eye discharge, vomiting, or diarrhea. If your pet is sick and you think it might be from the virus that causes COVID-19, talk to your veterinarian.

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