Cats, Dogs, and the Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

A German shepherd, a Pomeranian, a house cat, and a tiger have all tested positive for the novel coronavirus, but the overall risk to animals is low

Dana G Smith
Elemental

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Derek Najdzin hangs out with Duke, a West Highland white terrier, in Meridian Hill Park during the coronavirus outbreak on April 7, 2020. Photo: Tom Williams/Getty Images

OnOn Sunday, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced that Nadia, a four-year-old female tiger at the Bronx Zoo, tested

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Dana G Smith
Elemental

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental