Canine Influenza Symptoms

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Dogs can catch the flu!

In 2004 it was discovered that our furry friends can catch the flu. The good news is that the virus is rare and most dogs who catch the flu are able to sleep it off. However, you can never be too safe when it comes to care for your pet. So as you prepare for this upcoming winter we want to share the symptoms of Canine Influenza!

 Take a look at some of the symptoms of a sick dog:


  • Coughing
  • Sneezing
  • Anorexia
  • Fever 
  • Malaise – a general discomfort

This list of symptoms for Canine Influenza was found on PetMD, we encourage you to Click Here to learn more about dog flu and how to take care of your dog if you see that he or she is getting sick.