Headlines Dog Flu Spreads to 46 States Published 3 years ago on January 15, 2018 By PETS+ Staff Share Tweet It’s hit the West Coast particularly hard. Canine flu is making its way across America and hit the West Coast especially hard, the Sacramento Bee reports. Dog flu causes symptoms similar to human flu, such as lethargy and coughing. It cannot spread to humans. The illness has affected dogs in all states but North Dakota, Nebraska, Hawaii and Alaska, according to DogFlu.com. Fortunately, canine influenza is not often fatal. One veterinary hospital in Campbell, CA, told SFGate it had seen 50 cases of the illness over a recent two-week period, and none of the dogs had died. Advertisement And Dr. Kyle Frandle of Los Gatos Dog & Cat Hospital in Losa Gatos, CA, told the Mercury News: “About six days ago we started getting calls about dogs with the flu from kennels and boarding facilities; now many of them have shut down to limit the spread.” Frandle is recommending that dogs be vaccinated. Read more at Sacramento Bee Related Topics:pet healthveterinarian click to Comment(Comment) Advertisement You may like Court Orders EPA to Act on Pesticide in Pet Collars Rarebreed Raises $36M to Support Veterinary Care Vet Telemedicine Firm Raises $2M Promoted Headlines Category Spotlight: Terry Naturally Animal Health Category Spotlight: eTailPet Are You Ready For Adventures Beyond The Backyard? Tall Tails Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Columns9 hours ago 5 Ways to Prepare Your Salon for the Holidays Trace's Store School11 hours ago Video: Trace’s Store School Covers Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Press Releases22 hours ago EQyss Starts Producing Human and Pharmaceutical-Grade Hand Sanitizer True Tales3 days ago Employees: Leave Your Pot at Home to Keep Your Job Columns1 week ago How Beer Helped Me Promote My Pet Business Columns7 days ago 3 Things Customers Want and Need from Pet Businesses Trace's Store School11 hours ago Video: Trace’s Store School Covers Lessons Learned from COVID-19 America's Coolest2 weeks ago Video: Take a Tour of Bark Life in Seminole, FL Trace's Store School2 weeks ago Video: Learn How to Do Holiday on a Budget at Trace’s Store School Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important newsand business ideas from PETS+. Advertisement Most Popular True Tales3 days ago Employees: Leave Your Pot at Home to Keep Your Job Columns1 week ago How Beer Helped Me Promote My Pet Business Columns7 days ago 3 Things Customers Want and Need from Pet Businesses Columns1 week ago 5 Consumer Behavior Trends Reshaping Holiday Shopping Candace D'Agnolo1 week ago Complete These 7 Important Tasks at Your Pet Business Before the End of 2020 Headlines7 days ago Yelp to Flag Businesses Accused of Racism With ‘Consumer Alerts’ Photo Gallery3 days ago 19 Photos That Show Why Dexter’s Deli Is One of America’s Coolest Pet Stores Behind the Pages1 week ago Podcast: Should You Carry Poop Bags Featuring the Faces of Donald Trump and Joe Biden?