Pets Are Safe From Covid, But Are Zoo and Street Animals? Here’s What Experts Have to Say

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After eight Asiatic lions tested positive for coronavirus at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad, making it the first case of animals contracting COVID-19 in India, questions have been raised again about the spread of the virus among animals. Can pets have COVID? What is the course of treatment and testing for animals? And, how … Read more

What Pet Owners Should Know About Covid In Animals

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The government said on Tuesday that eight Asiatic lions at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the first such reported incident in India. An analysis of samples collected from their nose, throat and respiratory tract under anaesthesia showed that the infection was not caused by any variant of … Read more

Russia Produces First Batch Of Covid Vaccine For Animals

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The first batch will be supplied to several regions of Russia, the regulator said. Moscow: Russia has produced the world’s first batch – 17,000 doses – of COVID-19 vaccines for animals, its agricultural regulator said on Friday. Russia registered Carnivac-Cov in March after tests showed it generated antibodies against COVID-19 in dogs, cats, foxes and … Read more

Russia registers ‘world’s first’ Covid vaccine for animals – Times of India

Russia registers 'world's first' Covid vaccine for animals - Times of India

MOSCOW: Russia announced Wednesday it had registered what it said was the world’s first coronavirus vaccine for animals, describing the step as important to disrupting mutations. It said mass production of the vaccine could begin in April. The agriculture oversight agency Rosselkhoznadzor said in a statement that the vaccine called Carnivak-Cov had been tested beginning … Read more

WHO report says animals likely source of COVID

Image Source : AP WHO report says animals likely source of COVID A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is “extremely unlikely”, according to a draft copy obtained by The … Read more

Cheetah attacks Ohio zookeeper, scent of other animals likely triggered the cat

Cheetah attacks Ohio zookeeper, scent of other animals likely triggered the cat

A 4-year-old cheetah attacked a zookeeper at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Thursday morning.  The cheetah, Isabelle, was being walked by two Animal Programs staff members for her daily exercise when a zookeeper approached.  “At this time, Isabelle’s care team had her sit and she was calm and purring,” officials from the zoo explained in a … Read more

Feel More Comfortable Around Animals Than Humans, Says Adah Sharma

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Actress Adah Sharma says she is more comfortable around animals than humans. Animals, she adds, are uncomplicated and easy to interact with. “I’ve always felt more comfortable around animals than humans. I’m the most uncomfortable in social places like parties with people I don’t know. But put me in a jungle with animals and I … Read more

Delhi-NCR residents huddle to lend warmth to stray animals this winter – delhi news

Strays find it difficult to bear the winter chill in Delhi, and this has encouraged some denizens to make and distribute temporary shelters for the voiceless.

Winter has arrived, and as we snuggle into our blankets and jackets, our furry friends on the streets have no option but to suffer through the cold. So some Delhiites have taken up the task to lend some warmth to the stray cats and dogs this season. Waterproof dog beds for strays are being made … Read more

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