April 17, 2015
CANINE INFLUENZA OUTBREAK IN MIDWEST
Please be aware that there has been a widespread outbreak in the Midwest of two different strains of the Canine Influenza (dog flu). While the strains have not been seen yet in Minnesota and have a very low mortality rate, Minneapolis Animal Care & Control recommends dog owners be smart and take precautions to protect their pets:
Even though it’s known as Canine Influenza, this disease can be transferred from dogs to cats and can cause high fever, loss of appetite, coughing, nasal discharge, and lethargy.
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Staff at Minneapolis Animal Care & Control