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Swine Flu: ASPCA says it is of little risk to dogs and cats

Wild Pig by Brian Murphy, Walnut Creek, Calif.
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I just received a news release from The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in New York, announcing that the human “Swine Flu” outbreak, thought to have originated in Mexico, appears to present little risk of infecting dogs and cats.

Below is the complete ASPCA news release, dated April 29.

At the end of the release you will find links to the Center for Disease Control, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the World Health Organization where you can learn more about swine flu and get updated information on its prevention:
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Posted on Friday, May 1st, 2009
Under: ASPCA, Cats, dogs, Swine flu | 3 Comments »