Canine influenza continues its rather puzzling spread through the US. After emerging years ago, it has spread sporadically, causing some large regional outbreaks but sparing many areas, and it has moved about in a pattern that’s pretty unusual for a highly contagious virus.

There have been various reports of canine influenza activity in the New

It’s very common for kennels to require dogs be vaccinated against "kennel cough" before they are allowed in. There are two main reasons for this:

  1. Reducing the risk that a dog will bring kennel cough into the facility and spread it to other dogs.
  2. Reducing the likelihood that a dog will acquire kennel cough if