2 Dogs Test Positive For H1N1

Two dogs in China have reportedly tested positive for H1N1 (swine flu). It’s believed the dogs caught it from humans.  Even though officials advised people to not panic, I’m afraid this isn’t good news for dogs in China. The C.D.C. and the A.V.M.A. don’t yet have anything on their sites about H1N1 in dogs.  I… Continue Reading

Cat Dies From H1N1 Virus

It’s been confirmed that an Oregon cat has died from H1N1 (Swine Flu). It’s believed the cat caught it from his people.  The article linked to is from the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association has a wealth of information and I recommend you check it out. The OVMA says there isn’t reason to panic.  You can… Continue Reading

H1N1 Confirmed In Cat

A cat in Iowa has caught H1N1 (swine flue), apparently from his people.  He was treated by a vet and, happily, is recovering.  He isn’t the first pet to get the H1N1 virus.  Two ferrets also contracted the virus.  Only one survived. Don’t freak out!  This is the only confirmed case where a cat has… Continue Reading