Canine influenza: should we look out for a sneeze?

João Rodrigo Mesquita
Thursday, December 1, 2011

Influenza viruses are significant pathogens of mammals and birds but are rarely mentioned as important pathogens in dogs. Nevertheless, several viral episodes have occurred in past decade which are changing the comprehension of the influenza virus’ role in dogs. Veterinary professionals can play an important role in preventing unreasonable fears that may arise among personnel and owners, and in improving understanding as to when and where influenza infection is possible.

Canine influenza: should we look out for a sneeze?
Canine influenza: should we look out for a sneeze?

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