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Canine Influenza – What You Need to Know

Printable Handout Canine Influenza 10/2021 What is dog flu? Canine Influenza (CIV or dog flu) is a highly contagious, viral, respiratory disease of dogs.  There have been only 2 strains of canine influenza in the United States – H3N2 and H3N8.  The canine influenza virus has shown no tendency to mutate each year as does [...]

By |2021-10-02T19:28:39+00:00October 2nd, 2021|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Dog Flu or Canine Influenza on the Central Coast – what do I need to know?

by Bonnie Markoff, DVM There is an outbreak of dog flu in California that seems to center around the San Jose area, but is working it's way slowly towards San Luis Obispo. Canine influenza is a highly contagious viral respiratory disease that is spread just like the common cold, through direct contact (sniffing, licking, nuzzling), through [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:11+00:00February 10th, 2018|Pet Health Care|0 Comments