TIPS FOR KEEPING PETS SAFE FROM AVIAN FLU

Pet birds and cats are susceptible to the HPAI avian flu, not dogs so much. This flu is highly contagious and lethal. Higher standards are required in some areas where there are waterfowl and poultry farms. Otherwise, it is not so crucial to take most sanitizing precautions. The following is a list of tips to avoid bringing it in to your pets:

HELPFUL LINKS

Avian Influenza FAQS: https://wildlifehaven.ca/pages/avian-influenza-faq
Avian Influenze in cats:
https://www.petcoach.co/cat/condition/avian-influenza/
Bald eagles dying from the flu:
https://www.npr.org/2022/04/14/1092907070/bald-eagles-bird-flu-sick-georgia
Zoo prevention:
https://www.npr.org/2022/04/07/1091394215/zoos-avian-flu
CDC FAQS:
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/avianflu/index.htm
Cornell FAQS:
https://cwhl.vet.cornell.edu/article/highly-pathogenic-avian-influenza-update-032422
2021-2022 Distribution Map:
https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/distribution-highly-pathogenic-avian-influenza-h5-and-h5n1-north-america-20212022