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Confirmation of COVID-19 in Pet Dog in New York

Updated: Mar 29, 2023

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) announced the first confirmed case of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) infection in a pet dog (German Shepherd) in New York state. This is the first dog in the United States to test positive for SARS-CoV-2.

Samples from the dog were taken after it showed signs of respiratory illness. The dog is expected to make a full recovery.

Click HERE for the full article or HERE for the full list of Confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 in Animals.


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