Evidence of efficient SARS-CoV-2 transmission between cats

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers in the Netherlands assessed the indirect and direct severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) B.1.22 lineage transmission across domestic cats in an experimental environment. ​​​​​​​Study: Efficient direct and limited environmental transmission of SARS-CoV-2 lineage B.1.22 in domestic cats. Image Credit: Magui RF / … Read more

Dog owners’ feeding habits and the impact of FDA hygiene protocols on dog food dish contamination

A survey has recently been conducted by the North Carolina State University, USA, to evaluate the pet food and dish handling habits of pet owners and their impact on bacterial contamination. The findings highlight the need for educating pet owners about the recommended pet food and dish handling guidelines to minimize the risk of bacterial … Read more