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Canine Flu Likely to Spread Across U-S

The new strain of canine flu affecting dogs and cats in the Midwest will likely spread across the U-S and pose a threat to pets throughout the summer months into the fall. That’s the warning from two of the experts who helped to identify the virus.

“None of the dogs in this country are protected from this particular virus, so yes, it could very well spread everywhere in the country,” says University of Wisconsin Veterinary Care Veterinarian Sandi Sawchuk. “With the mobility of people and their pets, I can foresee that this could potentially be a problem anywhere.”

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