Can dogs get the flu? You bet they can! Get the facts on where dog flu came from, why it can be so dangerous, and whether you can catch it from your dog.
What are the
Dog flu symptoms are tricky. Not because they’re hard to spot (they’re not), but because they’re similar to symptoms of other canine respiratory diseases.
How do I
Prevention is important not just in your household, but at boarders, groomers, pet care facilities, or any other place where dogs gather.
December 2023: NEW CASES REPORTED IN AZ, FL, GA, MD, NV, NJ, VA
States with reported cases of dog flu
The first confirmed dog flu (H3N8 strain) outbreak occurred in Florida at a greyhound racing track. Since then, another strain has emerged (H3N2) and one or both strains have been seen in almost every state in the U.S.
Take the risk quiz
Wondering if your dog is at risk? Most dogs are, because dogs are social creatures. Take the quiz to help you identify the places and behaviors that present the most likely areas of danger for your dog.
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Pet care professionals of all kinds can benefit from understanding dog flu, educating their clients, and protecting their businesses.
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