Dog Health & Safety

What is Canine Influenza?

Currently, two strains of Canine Influenza have been identified in the U.S. The H3N8 strain of canine influenza was first identified in 2004 in Florida. Since then, it has been found in several other states. In 2015, the H3N2 virus strain was identified as the cause of an outbreak of canine influenza in Chicago. The virus was known to exist in Asia, but the 2015 outbreak was the first report of the H3N2 virus affecting dogs outside of Asia. *

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What are Tapeworms?

Tapeworms are long, flat parasites that attach themselves to the lining of a dog’s small intestine

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What are Puppy Warts?

Puppy warts are small bumps between a dog’s lips and gumline, or on its tongue.

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What is Canine Cough?

Canine cough, often called “kennel cough,” is the common name for tracheobronchitis, a contagious upper-respiratory condition caused by the Bordetella virus, adenovirus or parainfluenza virus.

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What is Canine Bloat?

Canine bloat (gastric dilatation-volvulus) is a rapid swelling of a dog’s stomach, which becomes filled with excess gas, fluid or food, enlarges, and twists the esophagus and intestines shut.

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