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29 February 2020 - 7:03 am
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Based on news reports, it sounds like the Corona virus was found in a dog.  What is known about this virus in dogs?  We may not yet know if humans can infect dogs but if that is possible are there any general guidelines we can follow to help prevent getting our pets sick.  This would be very important for our Tripawds with compromised immune systems.  What can we do to prepare to care for our pets if necessary?  Are there over the counter meds we should have on hand for fever etc.?  How do we determine the correct dose? Maybe having a dedicated doggie thermometer on hand?  Also at what point is a vet visit necessary?  Are there general guidelines for bringing a pet to the vet with the flu?  My vet asks patients to call before entering the building and they have a back door dogs with the flu should enter through.  I definitely don’t want to alarm anyone but it might be helpful to prepare.  


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29 February 2020 - 7:46 am
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I am not aware of the human virus in a dog...do you have a news link? Dogs can get their own coronavirus as puppies which may cause diarrhea but in general it is very self-limiting and not contagious to people.  The AVMA made a statement earlier specifically saying that dogs were not carriers.

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29 February 2020 - 10:01 am
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https://www.cnb.....firms.html

Here is one link.  I saw it on the national new so there weren’t a lot of details.  It looks like a lot is unknown at this point. 

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29 February 2020 - 10:10 am
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This is helpful.   https://www.avm.....oronavirus    So I guess we should just be sure to have at least a two week supply of food and I assume meds on had would be a smart idea at least until we know more.

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29 February 2020 - 2:25 pm
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Great question, and thanks for your input Dr. Pam! We can all learn from this and hopefully won't need to put any of the tips into practice. Paws & fingers crossed!

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