Navigation Links
Dog Flu Risk Highest Where Canines Mingle
Date:1/24/2010

s not emerged in cats that were exposed to infected dogs, Crawford said.

She suggested vaccinating dogs if they fall into one of the following high-risk categories:

  • Live in communities where the virus is prevalent.
  • Participate in canine conformation or sporting events, such as agility or obedience.
  • Go to boarding kennels, training facilities, day-care centers or grooming salons.

People working with dogs should also consider vaccinating their pets. "They don't want to bring this virus home from their workplace to their own pets and infect them," advises Crawford. "We've had lots of cases like that."

Those people can help prevent transmission of the virus by washing their hands and clothing in warm soapy water.

Whether this new respiratory virus is here to stay remains to be seen. "It can change and mutate on a whim," Crawford said.

"Those mutations or genetic changes can either increase the survival of the virus in the population, or the mutations can lead to disappearance of the virus," she said. "So it can go either way."

More information

Find out more about canine influenza at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



SOURCES: Cynda Crawford, D.V.M., Ph.D., clinical assistant professor, Maddies Shelter Medicine Program, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, Fla.; Edward Dubovi, Ph.D., professor, virology, and director, virology laboratory, Animal Health Diagnostic Center, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, N.Y.


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Michael Moores SiCKO Becomes the Third Highest Grossing Documentary of All Time Surpassing An Inconvenient Truth
2. United States continues to have highest level of health spending
3. Uncontrolled Blood Pressure Highest Among Hispanics, Prompting New Hypertension Project in San Antonio
4. Precision Optics Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End Results With Highest Revenues in Six Years
5. HHS Recognizes Hospitals With Highest Organ Donation Rates
6. American Cancer Society to Present Highest Honor to Matthew L. Myers, Douglas R. Lowy, and Mark Schiffman for Outstanding Contributions to Cancer Fight
7. University of Cincinnati researcher receives highest honor awarded to young scientists
8. White House awards Weill Cornells Bruce McCandliss highest honor for early career scientists
9. Iowa-S. Dakota Physicians Appeal to Presidential Candidates: Help Defend Americas Safest and Highest Quality Hospitals
10. Highest Reported Complete Remission Rate of 35 Percent Achieved in a Phase III Front-Line Multiple Myeloma Trial With Velcade(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapy
11. National Quality Report Ranks Regions Hospital Highest in Area
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/15/2014)... Veretekk.com, Inc. announced today a strategic alliance ... Ocean Avenue has secured exclusive benefit to the strategic ... JM Ocean Avenue is a direct sales company ... and JM International, with partial ownership coming from JM ... , “After nearly 2 decades of servicing the industry ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... South Florida’s leading urgent care provider, ... a daze of hassle, hustle, and bustle that can cause ... to burns when making special meals and heartburn after eating ... at any time. To prevent this season of joy from ... list of helpful and healthful holiday tips to keep the ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 2014 OutMarket , a provider ... Social Media Cheat Sheets ,” a guide that exposes ... results on the top ten social media networks. ... drive awareness, engagement, and customer service. It can also ... an impact on new networks and weather constantly changing ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 ... millions of American women who have migraine: The debilitating headaches ... no association between migraine and breast cancer risk," said lead ... Medical School. "There is no positive association, so there is ... either." About 18 percent of American women and 6 ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 The increase in prevalence of ... the main factors which is contributing to the growth in ... diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss and balance disorders are ... parts - microphone, speaker and amplifier. The global market is ... 6.01% during the period from 2014 to 2019. Some of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:JM Ocean Avenue secures the strategic advantages of Veretekk 2Health News:JM Ocean Avenue secures the strategic advantages of Veretekk 3Health News:JM Ocean Avenue secures the strategic advantages of Veretekk 4Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 2Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 3Health News:OutMarket Releases Cheat Sheets for Social Media Marketing 2Health News:OutMarket Releases Cheat Sheets for Social Media Marketing 3Health News: No Link Between Migraine, Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says 2Health News:Audiological Devices Market 2019 Demand for Esthetic Hearing Aids Drives the Growth, Says a Report at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Audiological Devices Market 2019 Demand for Esthetic Hearing Aids Drives the Growth, Says a Report at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Audiological Devices Market 2019 Demand for Esthetic Hearing Aids Drives the Growth, Says a Report at ReportsnReports.com 4
... than 600,000 children participate in school-sponsored and club-level gymnastics ... to be overlooked in terms of potential for injury, ... all girls sports. , A study, conducted by researchers ... at The Research Institute at Nationwide Childrens Hospital and ...
... Barker to Create Gallery of Beautiful ... Smiles Curated by Gen Art, ... To celebrate the launch of a new generation of,smile care, Crest ... for your smile to whiten and protect against,tartar build-up -- Crest ...
... the American Correctional Association Auditors ... High Praise From Board Chair Romanowicz, CENTRAL FALLS, ... and examination by the American Correctional Association,Commission on Accreditation, ... that the Donald W. Wyatt Detention,Facility has passed with ...
... Risk, BALTIMORE, April 4, 2008 Newly published ... Journal shows a 50% reduction,of type 2 diabetes occurred ... a vaccine to prevent tuberculosis.,This decline occurred at a ... 2,diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which includes obesity, altered blood,cholesterol ...
... April 4 at Ralphs Pharmacies Throughout Southern California, ... will,begin offering pharmacy customers generic drugs for $4 per ... price will apply to hundreds of generic drugs prescribed ... in Ralphs stores,throughout Southern California. A list of the ...
... To promote,the U.S. Department of Health and ... initiative, Acting U.S. Surgeon General Rear Admiral ... community leaders at A.I.,DuPont Hospital for Children ... in Delaware., (Photo: httphttp://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080403/18521), The ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The Quest for America's Life in Beautiful Smiles: Captured in Photography 2Health News:The Quest for America's Life in Beautiful Smiles: Captured in Photography 3Health News:Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility Scores 3-Year Accreditation and Among Highest Rated in the United States 2Health News:Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility Scores 3-Year Accreditation and Among Highest Rated in the United States 3Health News:Vaccine Induced Inflammation Linked to Epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome 2Health News:Ralphs Introduces $4 Generic Drugs 2Health News:Delaware's Campaign to Make Kids Healthy Gets Boost from US Top Doc 2Health News:Delaware's Campaign to Make Kids Healthy Gets Boost from US Top Doc 3
(Date:12/15/2014)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/32cmct/inferior_vena ) ... Cava (IVC) Filters - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Global Inferior Vena ... million by 2016. The North America ... value while Europe claims approximately ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... Israel , Dec. 15, 2014  Immune ... announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Mr. ... Teper who continues as Chief Executive Officer of Immune. ... Directors since 2013. Immune,s new Chairman, Mr. ... interest of shareholders and to continue to support the strategic ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... , Dec. 15, 2014  Colorado and ... have legalized adult use of cannabis. Oregon ... D.C. ended prohibition during the November 2014 elections. ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141212/164153LOGO The benefits ... noted and obvious benefits like the increased tax revenue for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 2Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 3Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 4Immune Pharmaceuticals Elects Daniel Kazado as New Chairman of the Board. 2Immune Pharmaceuticals Elects Daniel Kazado as New Chairman of the Board. 3Immune Pharmaceuticals Elects Daniel Kazado as New Chairman of the Board. 4CannaInsider.com Estimates 200,000 New Jobs in the Cannabis Industry by 2015 2
... in India, Giving Hope to... -- MUMBAI, India, October 20, 2010 ... ... if (typeof(lpUnit)==,undefined,) var lpUnit=,PRN,; --> ... = function(data) { var s = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to ...
... Medmarc Insurance , http://www.medmarc.com , a specialty ... sciences industry, launched today the Medmarc Business Network -- ... with leading industry product and service providers, offering discounts ... to everyone that visits Medmarc.com , whether they ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cipla Launches the World's First Generic Pirfenidone in India, Giving Hope to Sufferers of IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) 2Cipla Launches the World's First Generic Pirfenidone in India, Giving Hope to Sufferers of IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) 3Cipla Launches the World's First Generic Pirfenidone in India, Giving Hope to Sufferers of IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) 4Cipla Launches the World's First Generic Pirfenidone in India, Giving Hope to Sufferers of IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) 5Cipla Launches the World's First Generic Pirfenidone in India, Giving Hope to Sufferers of IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) 6Cipla Launches the World's First Generic Pirfenidone in India, Giving Hope to Sufferers of IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) 7Cipla Launches the World's First Generic Pirfenidone in India, Giving Hope to Sufferers of IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) 8Medmarc Business Network Launched - Saving Medical Device and Life Sciences Manufacturers Time & Money 2
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: