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coronavirus: Can your dog or cat get covid-19? and can you catch it from your pet?

In February a pet dog in Hong Kong tested ‘weak positive‘ for coronavirus and was placed into quarantine. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) in Hong Kong confirmed that repeated tests suggested the dog had a “low-level” of the virus and that it was likely to be the case of human-to-animal transmission. The dog, a Pomeranian, had […]

Rescue Groups Raising Funds to Fly Nearly 100 Dogs from China’s Dog Meat Trade to Loving Homes

The situation for homeless dogs in China “is really bad right now,” Amy Lake, the development manager of Retrieve A Golden of the Midwest (RAGOM) told PEOPLE. RAGOM, a non-profit operating out of Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin that is dedicated to rescuing golden retrievers all over the world, has been helping save dogs from […]

Woman Battling Cancer Gets a Surprise Hangout with Shelter Puppies

Courtney Gessford is as tough and brave as they come. The events manager from Sacramento, California has been fiercely battling brain cancer for three years. Her grit and determination inspires and amazes everyone around her. Of course, facing a room full of sweet and adorable puppies is enough to reduce even the toughest person to […]