Dog Flu: The Importance of Vaccinating Your Pets
5 days ago - By Activ 4 pets
Did you know dogs can get the flu, too? Yes, just like their owners, dogs can contract influenza causing similar symptoms. Canine influenza is a relatively new virus, having only developed in the last 12 years. But it's becoming a growing concern.
These days most pet diseases are prevented with vaccination and it's easy to take the wonder of immunity for granted. Basically, immunity can be summed up with one word: “prevention”. From a veterinarian's perspective, it is always easier to prevent a disease rather than treat it. Vaccines stimulate your pet's own immune system to make antibodies...
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