Scientific evidence shows that SARS-CoV-2 infects dogs and cats very rarely, and the risk that an infected dog or cat could transmit the virus to people is even more unlikely, according to veterinarian Jeff Nichol. "Current thinking is that dogs are very unlikely to have any involvement and that while cat-to-human transmission is theoretically possible, the risk is essentially nonexistent," Dr. Nichol writes.
Science shows pet-to-person COVID-19 highly unlikely
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