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 Let’s Hear it for the Comfort Zone Tall Tails Category Spotlight: Terry Naturally® Animal Health Category Spotlight: eTailPet Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Press Releases7 hours ago Scenthound Franchise Selects 919 Marketing Company to Lead National Franchise Development Strategy Do You Or Don't You1 day ago Do You Have a Community Water Bowl at Your Pet Business? Press Releases1 day ago Boss Nation Brands Gets National Recognition for Charitable Giving Headlines1 week ago Open Farm Receives $65M in Private Equity Investment Headlines1 week ago Mars Petcare Plans $145M Expansion in Arkansas Columns6 days ago Top 5 Things to Share with Customers of Reptile Pets Trace's Store School2 months ago Video: Trace’s Store School: How to Build Community — and Grow Revenue — with Other Businesses Trace's Store School2 months ago Video: Trace’s Store School: Get Ready for Black Friday and Small-Business Saturday Trace's Store School3 months ago Video: Trace’s Store School Teaches You How to Start a Produce Co-Op for Pets Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important newsand business ideas from PETS+. Advertisement Most Popular Headlines1 week ago Open Farm Receives $65M in Private Equity Investment Headlines1 week ago Mars Petcare Plans $145M Expansion in Arkansas Columns6 days ago Top 5 Things to Share with Customers of Reptile Pets Photo Gallery3 days ago LOL at These Pet Industry Bernie Memes Products1 week ago 5 New Products to Help Keep Reptiles Healthy and Content Press Releases1 week ago Matrix Partners Now Creating Virtual Show Booths Press Releases5 days ago Canopy Animal Health Pet CBD Products Awarded NASC Quality Seal Do You Or Don't You1 day ago Do You Have a Community Water Bowl at Your Pet Business?