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First dog in the U.S. dies from COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know about pets and coronavirus spread

Buddy, a German shepherd from Staten Island, N.Y. is the first American dog to die after contracting the coronavirus, months after he was first diagnosed.

According to the American Humane Society, the dog contracted the virus after living in a household with family members who tested positive for COVID-19.

Buddy, who was euthanized on July 11, became symptomatic in April with lethargy, weight loss and breathing troubles, according to National Geographic. Owners Robert (who tested positive for COVID-19) and Allison Mahoney took him to different veterinarians who diagnosed the 7-year-old dog with COVID-19 on May 15. “You tell people

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Puppy dies at Zion National Park in toxic algae bloom that is dangerous to humans, animals

A mom and son took their nearly six-month-old husky puppy Keanna for a hike through Zion National Park while on a cross-country road trip. They left confused, shocked and with broken hearts as they carried out their dying dog. 

On the Fourth of July weekend, Vanessa Weichberger and her son Francis were wading and splashing through the Virgin River on the Pa’rus Trail with hundreds of people.

Suddenly Keanna, a 10th birthday present for Francis who only joined the family two months ago, started looking and acting strange.

Her eyes were developing something that looked like a cat’s second eyelids,

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Roy Horn, of magical duo Siegfried and Roy, dies

Roy Horn, half of Las Vegas illusionist duo Siegfried and Roy, died Friday of complications from the coronavirus. He was 75.

Known for his work with big cats, elephants and snakes, the German-born magician died at Mountain View Hospital in Las Vegas, his publicist told US media. He tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

Horn’s celebrated work with exotic animals came to an abrupt and violent end in 2003 when he was dragged from the stage by a 400-pound white tiger and seriously injured.

Although he recovered, the Las Vegas show — a hugely lucrative collaboration with long-time partner Siegfriend

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