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Minnesota animal health officials urge dog flu vaccination

Minnesota dog owners urged to get canine flu vaccines
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MINNEAPOLIS – If you own a dog, Minnesota animal health officials want you to get it vaccinated against canine influenza.

The virus is still spreading, with at least 84 confirmed cases in the Twin Cities. That number has more than quadrupled in just over a month.   

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The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says manufacturers are starting to send vaccines to metro veterinary clinics, but they won't be easy to find everywhere.

Dog owners should contact their vet, especially if their dog is frequently around other dogs. Click here for more information.

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