Did you know that CIV is Canine influenza virus? All dogs can get CIV, some can get very sick and some may not show symptoms at all. CIV is highly contagious to other dogs just as human flu.
CIV can have the following signs, so watch for them this season
- Mild Fever
- No Appetite
- Dry cough with some sputum
- Runny Nose
If your dog goes to Dog Parks, a kennel, to a Dog Spa or you walk him in a group - they are at bigger risk for CIV. It is imperative that you at your Vet about CIV to make sure that your little one stays healthy. There is great treatment for CIV - so ask about it.
For more information on CIV - contact your Vet or visit www.doginfluenza.com.
There is alot of information out there about CIV and the new vaccination for the dog flu - to see if your state has been infected - visit the CIV State Locator.
Watch this wonderful video below and stay informed about Canine Influenza Virus!