Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) is caused by the canine
influenza virus (CIV), an influenza A virus.
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Canine Flu Confirmed
in Fresno County,
and is very contagious!
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Coughing, sneezing, fever,
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Canine influenza infections can cause mild to severe illness in dogs. Some infected dogs may not show any signs of illness, but can still be contagious and able to infect other dogs
Canine influenza can occur year round. So far, there is no evidence that canine influenza infects people.
Most dogs recover within 2-3 weeks. However, some dogs may develop secondary bacterial infections which may lead to more severe illness and pneumonia. Anyone with concerns about their pet’s health, or whose pet is showing signs of canine influenza, should contact their veterinarian.
Consult your veterinarian for more information regarding testing for CIV.
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Dogs of any breed, age, sex or health status are at risk of infection when exposed to the virus.
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IT IS HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS AND EASILY SPREAD FROM INFECTED DOGS TO OTHER DOGS BY:
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Dr. Yoo is not a board certified ophthalmologist, however, his talent and knowledge have been serving local pets for over 25 years.
SYMPTOMS: The symptoms of a CIV infection resemble those of canine infectious tracheobronchitis ("kennel cough").
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