Taking Care of Pets During the Covid-19 Pandemic



0:00 Can you still take your dog to the vet?
1:02 Should you stock up on pet food?
2:08 Can you still walk your dog?
3:43 Remember the purpose of the stay-at-home order
4:20 Conclusion

With many states adopting a “Stay at Home” order, I want to give you an update on how this may affect you and your pet. I’ll be addressing concerns about pet food, taking your pet for a walk, and getting your pet into the clinic for a vet visit.

For more information on the modified vet visit protocol, check out my previous visit here: https://youtu.be/doRcZpKzd2E

Here is the link to the CDC channel for their latest updates: https://www.youtube.com/user/CDCStreamingHealth

CDC: Protect Yourself https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sep5Q_K6pC4
CDC: COVID-19 Stop the Spread of Germs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCN6gaHWII
CDC: COVID-19: How to Prevent https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9ZxdTVlPDs

As a veterinarian, I am not licensed or trained in human illnesses, so if you have any questions on how the virus may affect you, please refer to your physician and be sure to check out the links I have provided below. If you have any questions about coronavirus and your pet, please leave me a comment below.

Additional Information:
CDC: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

CDC: How Coronavirus Spreads
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/transmission.html

World Health Organization: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

AVMA COVID-19 FAQs for Pet Owners
https://www.avma.org/sites/default/files/2020-03/covid-19-faq-pet-owners_031520.pdf

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