Tag: Zoonotic

Renee Schmid, DVM, DABT Senior Consulting Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Pet Poison Helpline Click here to download the article. Coronavirus is a type of virus consisting of numerous strains that have been seen in animals including dogs, cats, cattle and chickens.  These strains can cause gastrointestinal or respiratory illness, including Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) in cats. …

Rebecca Dablow, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist  The benefits of having animals in our lives is great and the list long. However, for this blog post I would like to talk about one of the potentially serious drawbacks of co-existing with animals; zoonotic diseases are those which can be passed from animals to humans.  These…