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Top 5 Dog Flu Symptoms

Dog Flu SymptomsDog flu symptoms are very much like human flu symptoms. The dog flu is a type A virus that started out in horses and mutated to affect dogs. At this point the dog flu or H3N8 virus does not transfer to humans but the Centers for Disease Control have this virus on the “emerging disease” list. Unfortunately, viruses have an amazing ability to mutate and jump to another species. These are some of the top dog flu symptoms:

1. A hacking, dry cough that lasts from one to three weeks. Note: Dog flu is easily confused with kennel cough. Check with your veterinarian.