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Monday, August 31, 2020

CDC Warns Against Using Masks On Pet Animals, Says It 'Could Harm' Them


KEY POINTS

  • According to CDC, there's no evidence that animals can spread COVID-19 to human being
  • CDC's recent tweet urged people not to put masks on their pet animals
  • The federal health agency recommends limiting contact with sick people to protect pets from COVID-19

People have been following various preventive measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 from individuals to their pets. These measures include buying face masks for their pet dogs to wear while on walks during the pandemic. But the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) warns against it and says it could harm the animals.

"DYK it’s not safe to put a mask on your pet? While pets can get #COVID19 from people, the risk of pets spreading COVID-19 is low. Instead, protect your pet by limiting their contact with sick people and people outside the household," read CDC’s recent tweet.

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