Deadly Ebola virus doesn’t sicken pets - so far

October 17, 2014 3:49 PM

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A year-old spaniel named Bentley is spending its days in quarantine at a decommissioned military base in Dallas. Bentley is alone because its owner, a nurse at Dallas Presbyterian Hospital, is being treated for Ebola.

The good news is that international research has found that your beloved pooch, cat or cow has little chance of spreading Ebola, said Dr. Rod Hall, Oklahoma’s state veterinarian.

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