Canine respiratory disease update
Several social media and news reports have highlighted concern for increases in canine respiratory disease cases from across the country. Currently, there are coordinated efforts ongoing with state and federal entities to determine if there are increases in case numbers and/or severe disease. At this time, there is very little information to make any determination of what, if anything, is occurring. To be cautious, the Washington State Veterinarian is encouraging owners to avoid areas where dog congregate, and sharing of bowls, toys etc between non-household dogs. If they must be in a congregate setting, additional vaccinations may be considered. Veterinarians are encouraged to report high morbidity or mortality events through the WSDA online reporting tool (Reportable Diseases | Washington State Department of Agriculture) and to aid in clinical and diagnostic data collection if dogs present with respiratory signs.
Currently, there are no reports of concern in Washington State.
For the latest updates on this disease, please visit WSDA’s latest news. For inquiries about dogs with respiratory signs please recommend owners make an appointment with their veterinarian for evaluation. If dogs with respiratory signs have appointments at the VTH, they should remain in their vehicle prior to the appointment and be treated per our infection control policies
The Veterinary Teaching Hospital has a new online patient portal where you can see your upcoming appointments, view invoices, or make a payment online.
If your last appointment with us was before November 1, 2023, please call 509-335-0711 and we can help you set up an online patient portal account.
Once we have created your online account, you will receive an email with a link to reset your password (please check you junk mail folder, if you don’t see an email in your inbox). After you have reset your password, you will be prompted to log into the online patient portal.
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