The The Minnesota Board of Animal Health is warning dog owners that Canine Influenza is in the Twin Cities. The Town would like to caution pet owners to avoid dog to dog contact as this is the most common mode of transmission. Avoid areas where large numbers of dogs are congregating together such as dog parks. As of Monday, May 8 there are no reported cased in Ramsey County but there have been cases reported in surrounding counties.
Symptoms of canine influenza include coughing, runny eyes or nose, hard swallowing or throat clearing, fever, and lethargy. The symptoms can often appear suddenly. Consult your veterinarian if there are any symptoms of the disease.