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Keep your dog safe with these best COVID-19 practices
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Keep your dog safe with these best COVID-19 practices

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A new study says sniffer dogs can be trained to detect the coronavirus in people, even if they don't have any symptoms. Source by: Stringr

It’s been about a year since we first heard the words coronavirus and COVID-19.

Today, with a vaccine arriving, we are still having massive outbreaks of COVID-19 throughout the country, and there are still questions about the virus, the disease and the ideal protocols.

But what we have gained in the months of this pandemic are scientific research and the perspective of time.

Here are some important facts about COVID-19 for dog owners to know:

Cathy M. Rosenthal of Tribune Content Agency contributed to this report.

Dog days of winter

Cold weather brings safety and health concerns for both people and dogs. The American Kennel Club offers the following advice to help get your pet through the long, cold winter.

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As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, spending time outside is going to become much more common. We are all going to want to spend more time outside and enjoy the sun, but so will our pets. We have all seen how peaceful our cats look as they sit basking in the sunshine or how happy our dogs look chasing a Frisbee in our community park. Spending time with our pets outside this spring will be good for us and also good for them. 

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