No one wants the term "sick as a dog" to ring true in their household and there's one disease all over the puppy news these days: the dog flu. I already shared some facts about this disease back in June when the vaccine was announced, but, with the growing number of cases and questions I've received, I've gathered up some more facts about the canine influenza virus. Test yourself on the facts and fiction about this illness by taking this quiz.
What Else Do You Know About the H3N8 Dog Flu?
People can catch this flu virus from their pet dogs.
The first isolated case of this disease was found in 2004 in what species?
Which of the following states has NOT had any recently reported cases of the deadly strain of H3N8?
This disease is caused by a specific _________ influenza virus.
Which of the following are symptoms of this infection?
According to the CDC, nearly all dogs are susceptible but about _____ of dogs will have a mild form of this disease.
What should you do if you suspect your dog is infected?
One to 5 percent of victims die from related hemorrhagic pneumonia.