Dog Flu Update

//Dog Flu Update

Dog Flu Update

Current info as of 5/21/18

According to IDEXX, there have now been 14 confirmed cases of H3N2 Dog Flu in Brooklyn since April 30th.

Merck’s Nobivac Bivalent Vaccine is a safe, proven, and effective way to protect dogs and stop the spread!
This is the only vaccine that can be boostered at 2 weeks.

Dog flu is a highly infectious respiratory disease caused by canine influenza virus and dogs can be contagious for over 20 days.

Dogs, cats, ferrets, and guinea pigs are all susceptible to dog flu, however, humans are not.

Dog flu is spread through direct dog to dog contact, but can also be spread through indirect routes such as shared toys or water bowls.

Clinical signs of dog flu include coughing, fever, lethargy, sneezing, and in some cases pneumonia, and dogs can be infected for almost a month.

Vaccination is proven to be an effective way to prevent disease.

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