In today’s bonus episode, Dr. Shirley shares some recent developments surrounding canine influenza. One recent severe outbreak in the Birmingham area led to closures of dog related services in the city and infectious disease protocols in veterinary clinics. Middle Tennessee has seen an uptick in diagnosed cases as well.
Dr. Shirley shares about the history of the dog flu, its risks to our family pets as well as good news related to an available vaccine. This is information all curious pet parents will want to learn about. Here are links to information we talked about today:
Key Facts about Canine Influenza (Dog Flu) from the CDC.
Canine influenza cases now in Middle Tennessee from WKRN Dog Flu Outbreak Map
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