At present there is no evidence that cats, dogs, or any other domestic animal, will transmit COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) or become sick.
However, it is always a good idea to practice healthy habits around your pets and other animals. This includes:
Please continue to follow the government’s advice with regards to hygiene and social distancing regarding COVID-19. Information is kept up-to-date on the Department of Health's website.
Information on COVID-19 and pets: see Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia.