Have you ever looked at your dog and thought to yourself, “Hmm. You’re not that active, crazy, fun-loving, weirdo today! What’s wrong with you?” Well, it might mean your dog has canine influenza. That’s right. It’s a real thing and it’s easy for our pups to catch it. According to Web MD, canine influenza is a legitimate illness and it can be dangerous for your dog. Here are the symptoms:
- Runny nose
- Lack of appetite
- Fever (104-106f)
Just like humans, your dog can have flu-like symptoms. Does your dog have any of these above? If so, you might need to take them to the vet. Don’t panic, there’s only a small chance that the virus is fatal. How can your dog catch the flu? It’s easy. If another dog is sick and sneezes or coughs on your pooch, they’ll most likely get it. It’s as simple as that! So the next time your dog is down in the dumps, remember, it could be the flu!