• Ask A Vet: Can My Dog Get Zika Virus?

    5 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Recent headlines about the threat of Zika virus have hit the news and social media. Scary stories about people getting sick have caught people's attention. Even though it is in the headlines now, Zika virus is not new. It has been found in monkeys and apes since the 1940s. Usually disease in nonhuman primates is mild with only a transient fever, but the humans affected by Zika virus are much more significantly affected. Since the discussion has included monkeys and apes, people wonder if their pets are at risk or can serve as a risk to them.
    Here is a little background info about Zika...
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