• Contagious Strain Of Dog Influenza Reported In Connecticut

    26 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Connecticut vets are warning residents to be on the lookout during what seems to be an aggressive dog flu season. Over the summer there were 9 confirmed cases of dog flu, but it wasn't the number of dogs getting ill that had veterinarians concerned, but the H3N2 strain that is causing the illness.
    Concerned owners should watch out for coughing and sneezing in their dogs, which can later become high fever and pneumonia.
    Though humans can't catch dog flu, the virus is extremely contagious between dogs. The H3N2 strain caused outbreaks in the Chicago area in 2015, which then spread rapidly...
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