The disease, also known as dog flu, has also been reported in Austin, Dallas, and other cities in Texas. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Texas is one of 38 states where dogs have been exposed to the H3N8 virus. Symptoms include fever, runny nose, and cough, but many infected dogs show no symptoms. This airborne virus is not transmitted to humans, cats, or other species. The virus is spread from dog to dog. Tests can confirm if your pet has dog flu. The best approach, however, is to get your dog vaccinated. A vaccine is available at Old Town Animal Hospital. All dogs should be immunized for their protection. MORE INFORMATION >
Houston area veterinarians have seen an alarming rise of canine distemper cases. Distemper is almost always fatal. Like dog flu, it begins with symptoms resembling a cold with runny nose, fever, and matted eyes. It then affects the gastrointestinal tract and moves into the central nervous system. The virus is spread through coughing and contact with body fluids. Puppies are most susceptible. However, dogs that are not currently vaccinated for distemper are also extremely susceptible.
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Old Town Animal Hospital offers small animal veterinary medicine of the highest caliber.
Veterinary Leadership: Our goal is to stay abreast of veterinary medicine's latest techniques and procedures. Therefore, your pet will receive the quality of service and treatment you expect from a leader. Our clinic implements new treatment methods and the latest equipment as new developments in veterinary medicine occur.
Supporting Each Pet Through Teamwork: We make it our responsibility to know you and your pet. Everyone from our front desk staff, to our doctors and technicians, works closely together with you to ensure that the course of treatment we recommend for your pet is tailored to meet your pet's unique needs and challenges. Every member of our team is committed to your pet's health and well-being.
Healthy Pets Mean Happy Owners: Our highest priority is satisfied customers. You are important to us and you can expect us to go the extra mile for your pet's health. We are proud to serve you and will work hard to continually earn your trust.