Pets and other animals at camp during COVID-19 pandemic
While there currently is no proof that humans can contract the COVID-19 virus from animals, there are accounts where pets have contracted the virus from humans. The camp dog is as much a part of the camp family as campers themselves. Until further information is available, it is recommended that you keep camp pets separated from any campers.
The Ohio State University – College of Veterinary Medicine provides useful information to consider should you choose to incorporate horses and other animals in your program. What you need to know about COVID-19 and Pets and Other Animals.
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