A Dog In Tarrant County Has Been Infected With COVID-19

Iris Bekker Jeffreys
July 09, 2020 - 6:49 pm

    DALLAS (KRLD) - A dog in Tarrant County - has been infected with coronavirus -- and is the first confirmed case in the state. 

    According to the Texas Animal Health Commission, a vet decided to test the dog as a precaution after its owners tested positive for COVID-19. The vet says the two-year-old dog is healthy.

    State Veterinarian Dr. Andy Schwartz says there is no evidence pets play a significant role in spreading the virus but says it's important people who have coronavirus limit contact with their pets.