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Watt Avenue Pet Hospital Canine Influenza ConcernsWhat began as an isolated episode of respiratory disease in 1 state has now become a nationwide health concern for all dogs. This is not surprising, given that:

Wherever dogs congregate, CIV is easily spread by:

In light of these factors, it is becoming more common to require canine influenza vaccination for all dogs entering pet care facilities, just as is required for Bordetella―another highly contagious pathogen that causes respiratory disease. Vaccination can help prevent the spread of canine influenza. Nobivac® Canine Flu H3N8 has been shown to control the spread and reduce the impact of canine influenza.

Required flu vaccinations are becoming more common. A recent survey of pet care business owners, including kennels, daycares, and groomers, showed that 1 out of every 5 pet care facilities surveyed (21%) requires flu vaccination in addition to Bordetella vaccination.

View a Map of Documented Cases Around the US.

Courtesy of DogInfluenza.com