Since the Danish dog Riga became infected with covid-19 with a minkavler in the north, where minkene also has been tested positive, pushing the questions out on the premises of the Danish pet owners.
It is not yet certain how the dog exactly has been infected, but you know, however, that smitteudbruddet is related to a nursing home in Hjørring, denmark.
the Dog's owner, Peter Nielsen, telling that Riga has the excellent, and just is restless over not being able to run around freely on the farm, as usual.
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There are still many unanswered questions when it comes to infection between animals and humans.
so far there is not reason for concern. There is no evidence that pets should play a greater role in the spread of the corona virus, the type of Environment and the Danish ministry of Food on their website.
'Dogs - and pet owners have therefore no reason for anxiety, if they follow the same guidelines that apply to people,' writes the ministry.
For TV2 tells the veterinarian Søren Drimer Pejstrup, that there is only one example of a pet that has shown symptoms of infection - a american German shepherd with a light cough.
He says that more experts yet do not see it as a possibility that animals with covid-19 would infect humans.
- We now know that cats can receive and give covid-19 on without even being sick, but we don't know if infected cats can give the disease back to people, says the vet for TV2.
Pets and Covid-19 Can my pet be infected?
There are worldwide reported individual findings of the covid-19 in dogs and cats. The spread of the virus mainly occurs via droplets between people when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
therefore, There is still no evidence suggesting that pets play a role in the infection of coronavirus to humans. There is still no evidence that pets play a role in the spread of the coronavirus. Nevertheless, it is recommended that you also follow the general hygiejneråd, when one is in touch with his pets.
Source: Environment and FoodShould pets be examined for covid-19?
There is still no evidence that pets play a role in the spread of infection of the coronavirus. Therefore, recommend the Fda do not generally to test the pets to a great extent.
It is reported on the individual fund of the COVID-19 virus in pets. New studies have shown that covid-19 may be the cause of disease in cats. Show your pet signs of illness, you should always consult your practicing veterinarian, who will examine your pets.
the Vet will assess the inquiries of your pets if needed and can on the basis of your pet's symptoms and possible. contact with infected persons choose to let the animal test for covid-19.
Source: Environment and FoodShould my pet be examined, when I have covid-19?
so far there is no evidence that pets can spread the coronavirus. Therefore, there is no need to have examined your pet for the covid-19, if it does not show signs of disease. Do you assess that your pet is ill, you should consult your general practitioner veterinarian, who will assess the inquiries that may be needed.
however, Please particular attention to good hygiene by contact with your pet, avoiding for example that sharing food with the animal or let the animal lick you in the face. In addition, you should wash your hands every time you have been in contact with your pets.
If you are in the hjemmekarantæne, because you are infected with covid-19, you must follow the public health recommendations, and therefore, you should not leave home.
If you have pets, as you are wont to vent on a leash, you may only vent them in private closed garden, which is not used by any other. If this is not possible, there may be a need for that your pets are being cared for by others. Here you should take the smitteforebyggende precautions, as health authorities recommend, so you don't infect those who have to care for your pets.
Source: Environment and FoodHow does a study of the covid-19 of a pet?
If the vet determines that your pet should be tested for covid-19, is it, that the vet poder the animal with a cotton swab in the nose and/or throat. The vet may also choose to take samples from the animal's feces or vomit. The vet assesses which tests are necessary.
Source: Environment and FoodWhat happens, if the sample from your pet is positive?
If a lab finds a positive sample result, then the result should be verified by the Statens Serum Institut.
the Fda has issued an invitation to all veterinary practitioners and laboratories to notify the Fda about the positive test results, so the samples can be sent to the Statens Serum Institut in order to be verified. First, when the State Serum Institute has confirmed the positive sample result, is considered the test positive.
Source: Environment and FoodWhat makes the Fda with a positive test result?
the Fda is required to report a positive test result to the World organisation for Animal health (OIE). It happens that, in the long term at international level can get an overview of the covid-19's importance to animal health. Since it is an official alert, should the test result be confirmed by the Statens Serum Institut.
Source: Environment and FoodWhat should you do as dyreejer, if your animal has covid-19?
Have you confirmed that your pet is infected with covid-19 virus, you must treat your pet according to the same recommendations as there are for people with covid-19. Ie. avoid close contact with other animals and be aware of good hygiene. If your pet becomes more sick, you must contact the vet so the animal can get help.
It is important that you pay particular attention to good hygiene by contact with your pet, avoiding for example that sharing food with the animal or let the animal lick you in the face. In addition, you should wash your hands every time you have been in contact with your pets. Keep as far as possible, your pets inside until it is healthy again. If you need to vent to your dog, you must make the trip as short as possible and avoid to have contact to other animals. It is important that the animal's droppings are picked up.
There is still no indication that pets play a role in the spread of the covid-19 virus to people. Anyway, you are recommended to follow the general hygiejneråd, when one is in touch with his pets. The spread of the covid-19 virus mainly occurs via droplets between people when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
Source: Environment and Food