Tag Canine Influenza

Vaccinate for Canine Influenza

  Canine influenza (CI), also known as dog flu, has now been laboratory-confirmed in 39 states. Keep in mind that doesn’t mean there have been no cases in the other 11 American states.  Rather, perhaps cases occurred, and either were categorized as…

Influenza In Cats

Reader Ann has a question:  “Dr. Randolph, Question:  Can cats get something similar to flu  like dogs? Influenza viruses are among the best at mutation. Their ability to change is the reason people need a different “flu shot” almost every…

Canine Influenza

Do you mean that my dog can get the flu? Well, not “the” flu that people get, but he can become infected with Canine Influenza. H3N8 is the standard nomenclature for the virus that causes influenza in dogs. To help…