Three cases of dog flu confirmed in Harris County

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Veterinarians are sending out an alert to all pet owners as three cases of dog flu have been confirmed in Harris County.

The symptoms are similar to humans - high fever, cough and nasal discharge.

Dog flu can be spread between animals or food bowls, which is why veterinarians recommend avoiding places like grooming salons, day care and dog parks.

Vaccines are available for dog flu.

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