In the News
Happy spring to all our clients and patients!
Two cases of Canine Influenza have been diagnosed in Minnesota recently. The both cases were diagnosed in puppies in Kandiyohi County, one was 13 weeks old and the other was 21 weeks old. The puppies exhibited symptoms including a cough, high fever and runny nose.
These are the first cases of Canine Influenza that we have been made aware of in recent months. A vaccination is available and can be administered upon request. At this time, we do not feel every patient needs to be vaccinated, however dogs who spend time with other dogs on a regular basis or who may be traveling to the Kandiyohi County area are considered higher risk and would be good candidates for the vaccination. If you board your dog or send them to daycare, please check with the facility to make sure you understand their policies on vaccinations.
We will keep you updated on the latest news involving this situation. Our recommendations may change based on new information that arises. If you have questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
There’s nothing quite like the feeling of spring and watching the world turn green after a long winter. Unfortunately, the budding of trees and plants also brings pollens that drive our pets’ allergies crazy.