Annette Loeffler (MRCVS) answers questions on caring at home for a pet infected with MRSA. You can download this guidance sheet by clicking on the link below
MRSA Pet Basics
What is MRSA and how does it affect animals?
How did my dog become colonized with MRSA?
Are some animals more MRSA prone than others?
What are the MRSA challenges for dogs with dermatitis issues?
What kinds of treatment are available for animals with MRSA?
Should I isolate my mrsa positive pet?
Is it possible for dogs to be decolonized?
What should I be asking my vet about MRSA
MRSA, Your Home and Your Pet
What can you do at home to help your MRSA infected pet?
Is there bedding that will help a animal with an MRSA infection?
If family members and/or pets are mrsa positive will a newborn catch it?
Is clothing and other household items an MRSA problem for pets?
If my pet is MRSA positive will I catch it?
Will my MRSA positive pet contaminate my home?
Infection Control and Your Pet
How long does MRSA stay alive on surfaces
Handwashing to halt MRSA spread - what's the best method?
Will my pet get MRSA if they eat infected bandages?
What is good infection control practice for Pet Visitor animals?
How can I choose a good vet