While we have no confirmed cases of canine influenza virus (CIV) at the Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center, the following provides an overview of symptoms to watch for, what to do if your dog is showing signs, and preventive measures.
Symptoms of Canine Influenza Virus (CIV)
There are two strains of the virus, H3N8 and H3N2. Symptoms resemble those of “kennel cough.”
Watch for coughing, nasal and eye discharge, sneezing and fever (104-105oF).
Other more serious symptoms include lethargy, or not drinking or eating.
The northbound exit ramp off SR-315 to Medical Center Drive/King Avenue closes nightly from 9pm-5am from 9/24 through approximately 10/24.
During this time, an alternate route for those traveling northbound on SR-315 to the Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center would be as follows:
Continue north on SR-315 to the next exit, Lane Avenue
Turn Right off the exit onto Lane Avenue
Make a Right at the first light onto Fyffe