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.
May 19, 2016
Blue Buffalo Company has announced that it will award a $6 million gift to establish the Blue Buffalo Veterinary Clinical Trials Office at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
May 23, 2016
Ohio State veterinary oncologists create unique clinical research collaboration for studying sarcoma
A new collaborative research program pairs oncologists who treat childhood and adult sarcomas with veterinarians who manage the same cancers in canine patients.
The ultimate goal, says director Cheryl London, DVM, PhD, is to speed up the pace of translational research discoveries and new treatments for sarcoma, a diverse group of cancerous tumors that occur in soft tissue or bone.
August 25, 2016
A new collaborative research program pairs James experts who treat certain kinds of bone and tissue cancers, called sarcomas, with OSU veterinary experts who manage the same cancers in canine patients. The goal of the program is to discover effective sarcoma treatments that can be gotten to patients – both human and canine –faster, resulting in even more improved outcomes.
July 15, 2016
From a cancer diagnosis to a remarkable recovery to his final days, Marley the chocolate lab never failed to make an impact on those around him. When enrolling Marley in a clinical trial eased veterinary bills, his owners decided to show their gratitude.
May 11, 2015
Thirteen diverse speakers from The Ohio State University gave talks surrounding "The Human Narrative" on Feb. 14 at the Wexner Center for the Arts' Mershon Auditorium for TEDxOhioStateUniversity, an independent TED event.
March 12, 2015
Dr. Cheryl London was featured in a segment on Channel 10 that is part of the series, “Toward a Cancer-free World,” which is a partnership with The James.
May 11, 2015
Thanks to all our patients who contributed to advancing cancer research for dogs and people.