Outbreak of H3N2 canine influenza confirmed in Texas

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The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory has confirmed two cases of H3N2 canine influenza in Texas. The outbreak is the same strain of the virus found in Florida and Georgia earlier this year.

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Warning: Tick exposure is the tip of the iceberg

Tick encounters are increasingly hard to avoid. After all, these eight-legged blood suckers are spreading diseases throughout the United States. To protect our pets and ourselves, we need to stay alert to the risks right under our noses. That means regularly screening pets—including asymptomatic or seemingly healthy ones—to identify exposure to infected ticks.

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Canine influenza confirmed in Knoxville, TN

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The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed two cases of canine influenza in the Knoxville region. Dr. Melissa Kennedy, director of the virology laboratory at the veterinary college, underscored that a vaccine is available for both H3N2 and H3N8 influenza.

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A closer look at veterinary industry innovation

Our CEO, Jon Ayers, recently gave the closing keynote at the 2017 Veterinary Innovation Summit at Texas A&M University.

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H3N2 canine influenza in Southeast US

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IDEXX and University of Florida CVM confirm multiple cases of highly contagious H3N2 canine influenza in the Southeast. The cases are believed to be associated with attendance at recent dog shows in Perry, GA and Deland, FL.

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