BBB: Puppy scams increase during COVID-19

The BBB states that the victims later realize that the animal they were looking to purchase never actually existed and that the photos used on the scammer's website are usually taken from other legitimate online breeders. 

2 cats in NY state test positive for virus

Two pet cats in New York state have tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the first cases in companion animals in the United States, federal officials said Wednesday.

Tiger’s coronavirus case sparks new warnings for pet owners

Social distancing from Fido? You better believe it. Top veterinary experts are making startling new recommendations after more than half a dozen large cats came down with COVID-19 at the Bronx Zoo in New York. A 4-year-old female Malayan Tiger named Nadia, was the first animal in the United States to test positive for the virus, and the first tiger in the world to contract it.