Advice for Pet Owners:
What you need to consider if you have pets

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Guides & FAQs

How to care for your pet if you are ill or self isolating


Battersea have compiled advice from expert behaviour and clinic teams to help keep you and your pets as safe as possible

RSPCA: Coronavirus latest updates


Latest updates from the RSPCA on how you and your pets can cope during Coronavirus

Caring for your dog during the Coronavirus pandemic


How to walk, train, and entertain your dog during COVID-19

Dog Trust response to Coronavirus


How Dog Trust is responding to the Covid-19 outbreak to keep staff, supporters and dogs safe

Pet Alliance response to Coronavirus


How Pet Alliance (Florida) is responding to the Covid-19, and a reminder that donations of pet food can be sent to shelters to help those falling on hard times and in need of pet food

COVID-19 and its impact on animals


A reminder that the RSPCA needs donations to ensure they can continue to deliver care and rehabilitation to animals

Caring for your pet during the Coronavirus Outbreak


Petplan explores the advice given for caring for cats and dogs.

How to keep your pets safe and happy during the Coronavirus pandemic


How to care for cats and dogs during Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Will It Affect Your Pet’s Travel Plans?


Here are the countries restricting pet travel at this time.

Do you have a COVID-19 plan for your pet?


Take these three steps to protect your pet’s health and well-being in the event of an emergency

Science Magazine: Quarantine the cat? Disinfect the dog? The latest advice about the Coronavirus and your pets


Science interviews Shelley Rankin, a microbiologist at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, about the risks of COVID-19 infection in pets.

Blue Cross: Coronavirus and dog ownership FAQs


FAQs written in line with English guidelines

FAQs about coronavirus (COVID-19) and cats


FAQs related to cat ownership and coronavirus, including can humans and cats transmit coronavirus to each other, and how to take a cat to the vets.

Financial Times: Can humans catch Coronavirus from their pets?


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Coronavirus and your Pet

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Some guidance on ways to keep you and your pet safe, and how to look after your pets safely.

Can My Dog Get Coronavirus?


What is Coronavirus and how might it affect my dog?

Coronavirus and Pets: FAQs for Owners


FAQ for pet owners


Sky News: Coronavirus: Animal charities issue warning after rise in enquiries to adopt pets


Interest in animals has increased during the COVID-19 outbreak, but charities warn people should think before getting a new pet.

Daily Beast: Pet Adoption Is Way Up. But What Happens When Quarantine Ends?


Animal shelters have welcomed the coronavirus-related boom in pet adoption and fostering. But some are also planning for large numbers of pets being returned, and financial peril.


Daily Express: Don't abandon your pets! Heartbreaking Coronavirus appeal to animal owners


PET OWNERS have been urged not to abandon their furry friends as there is "no evidence" the coronavirus can be transmitted from domestic pets to humans

​Giving up your cat for adoption


t's a difficult decision to give up your cat. Battersea provide some advice on what to do to ensure they have the best chance of going to a new loving home

Advice for Vets

What do you need to know about Coronavirus?


The AVMA is collecting information about potential veterinary supply chain issues related to the outbreak of COVID-19