Grant provides flu shots for shelter dogs – Burlington Times News

Dogs that end up at the Burlington Pet Adoption Center are now getting canine flu immunizations because of a grant from the Petfinder.com Foundation.

Humans aren’t the only ones who can get the flu. The canine influenza virus, a highly contagious disease that spreads easily from dog to dog, affects canines that live in close proximity to each other. While it’s difficult to diagnose, it is a growing problem and has been confirmed in 35 states, according to a Burlington Animal Services news release.

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