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Read more: Dog Bite Prevention Week 2015

Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) in the U.S. is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV), an influenza A virus. It  is highly contagious and easily spread from infected dogs to other dogs through direct contact, nasal secretions (through coughing and sneezing), contaminated objects (kennel surfaces, food and water bowls, collars and leashes), and by people moving between infected and uninfected dogs. Dogs of any breed, age, sex or health status are at risk of infection when exposed to the virus.  So far, there is no evidence that canine influenza infects people. However, it does appear that at least some strains of the disease can infect cats. 

Read more: Canine Influenza update

 

Keep your pet moving and grooving this spring
Schedule their yearly checkup today!

Musculoskeletal diseases (conditions that involve bones, muscles and joints) can affect pets of all ages. They can have aches and pains like we do. But sometimes these diseases are hard to spot. Think about your furry friend for a moment...

Read more: Bones, Muscles and Joints

 

Time to check for heartworm disease! Schedule your pet’s yearly checkup today!

It’s March—springtime is around the corner! Worms in your garden…and worms in your pet? Eeew! Hold on, let’s explain...

Read more: It’s almost spring!


Many people think heartworm disease doesn't affect cats....

Read more: Deadly Truths of Heartworm Disease in Cats