Recently, there has been a lot of discussion about influenza, particularly H1N1 (swine flu) and whether it can be transmitted to pets, and H3N8, the canine-specific version of influenza.
Friendship Hospital for Animals is working hard to make sure that we have the most current knowledge available and will work to keep you informed as new information surfaces.
H1N1 Confirmed in an Iowa Cat, Information on H1N1
From the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) website
Canine Influenza (H3N8) Frequently Asked Questions
From the University of Florida's Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Cynda Crawford has pioneered the study of canine influenza since its discovery in 2004, and is considered the foremost authority on the disease.
Currently, Friendship is not carrying the canine influenza vaccine, but may in the future as new information becomes available.