Pet owners are outfitting their dogs with miniature face masks. A dog wearing a face mask in Shanghai, China. The masks cover their snouts. Some are even putting them in dog-sized protective suits. Doug Perez and his girlfriend outfit their Labrador, Chubby, with a face mask before going out for a walk in Wuhan, China.
A dog wearing a face mask in Changchun, Jilin Province of China. The disease started in animals, but is only spread from person to person in its current form. Face masks also don't help prevent the spread of the virus. A dog wearing a mask at a shopping area in downtown Shanghai.
However, the CDC says people with symptoms should wear face masks to help prevent infecting others. A Chinese woman holds her dog, both wearing protective masks. Wearing a face mask won't do much if you're healthy.