Greenville: Canine Flu

Veterinarians, pet sitters and boarding houses in our area are warning that dog flu is on the rise. We spoke with the owner of Roper Mountain Animal Hospital on Monday, who said it’s unusual to see dog flu and it can be very dangerous for some dogs. The risk is greater for dogs younger than 1 year and for people with weakened immune systems. Dr. Heather Gleaton also said that dog flu is highly contagious and she urges pet owners to vaccinate their dogs to prevent severe illness. “It’s the difference between minor symptoms and getting over it without treatment, or developing pneumonia and being hospitalized,” Gleaton said. Top Dog on Roper Mountain Road, which offers boarding, day care, grooming and training, sent an email to customers. It says: “Due to reports of DOG FLU IN SPARTANBURG AND GREENVILLE, we have begun requiring a flu shot for dogs boarding with us. We don’t expect people to get it at the last minute, but it will be included. Rabies, Distemper and Bordetella vaccinations with boarding with us use as a necessary vaccine for.” Noble Dog Hotel also sent out a message to customers about the latest outbreak and encouraged pet parents to vaccinate their dogs. Woodpoint Bed and Biscuits in Spartanburg closed it. PlayCare will be closed on July 25 and until August. After confirming 8 cases of dog flu. The business has also canceled all sit-in holders until August. 1.Woodpoint said on Facebook that it was closed “in addition to our daily sanitizing and bleaching protocol.” “In addition, we have hired a professional company to apply electrostatic fog to cover the entire facility,” the statement said. Woodpoint said it will reopen in August. 8. The business also now requires all PlayCare participants to be fully vaccinated. Symptoms to look for in your dog include coughing, fever, lethargy, runny eyes or nose, and loss of appetite.

Veterinarians, pet sitters and boarding houses in our area are warning that dog flu is on the rise.

We spoke with the owner of Roper Mountain Animal Hospital on Monday, who said it’s unusual to see dog flu and it can be very dangerous for some dogs.

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The risk is greater for dogs younger than 1 year and for people with weakened immune systems.

Dr. Heather Gleaton also said that dog flu is highly contagious and she urges pet owners to vaccinate their dogs to prevent severe illness.

“It’s the difference between minor symptoms and getting over it without treatment, or developing pneumonia and being hospitalized,” Gleaton said.

Top Dog on Roper Mountain Road, which offers boarding, day care, grooming and training, sent an email to customers.

It says: “Due to reports of DOG FLU in SPARTANBURG AND GREENVILLE, we have begun requiring a flu shot for our boarding dogs. We don’t expect people to be able to get it at the last minute, but it will be included. Rabies, Distemper and Bordetella vaccines with us as a necessary vaccine to obtain.”

The Noble Dog Hotel also sent out a message to customers about the latest outbreak and encouraged pet parents to vaccinate their dogs.

Woodpoint Bed and Biscuit PlayCare in Spartanburg closed July 25 and will remain closed until August. After confirming 8 cases of dog flu.

The business has also canceled all sit-in holders until August. 1.

Woodpoint said on Facebook that it was closed for “disinfection and bleaching in addition to our daily protocol.”

“Additionally, we have hired a professional company to spray electrostatic fog over the entire facility,” the statement said.

Woodpoint said it will reopen in August. 8.

This content was imported from Facebook. You can find the same content in a different format or find more information on their website.

The business also now requires all PlayCare participants to be fully vaccinated.

Symptoms to look for in your dog include coughing, fever, fatigue, runny eyes or nose, and loss of appetite.

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