Video: Deadly Canine Flu Is Sweeping Through Illinois


Chicago-area dog owners are being asked to keep their pups at home, as a vicious strain of canine influenza spreads throughout the region. So far, five dogs have died and more than 1,000 have fallen ill, and the end of the outbreak is not yet in sight. The illness is spread through nose-to-nose contact, so anyplace where dogs congregate—dog parks, doggy day care, etc.—poses a risk. Let’s hope veterinarians can get this disease under control soon.

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3 thoughts on “Video: Deadly Canine Flu Is Sweeping Through Illinois”

  1. yes, we’re watching this story carefully. Moose
    Gets snipped on Thursday which will keep him out of agility class for a week. Worry about the dogs he
    Plays with at the park.

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