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I think my dog has swine flu

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dogworrier Mon 20-Jul-09 11:56:37

He is really poorly, and is booked into kennels next week for our holiday but I think we'll need to cancel now. I am trying to keep him in a different room from the children, and disposing of any soiled tissues, but he is really hating having his paws washed. The vet won't want us in the surgery waiting room, but I have left a message on his answerphone.

What else should I do?

Have namechanged as I know mners in rl and I don't want to be ostracised.

Threadworm2 Mon 20-Jul-09 11:57:55

Aren't there enough Swine Flu threads on Mn without adding spoof ones?

AmazingBouncingFerret Mon 20-Jul-09 11:58:08

<snorts>

iggypiggy Mon 20-Jul-09 11:59:14

There is no evidence that dogs can get swine flu... so is very unlikely..

Any chance he has kennel cough instead? Speak to vet.

But don't walk into the surgery if is kennel cough it is highly contagious to other dogs.

Bella21 Mon 20-Jul-09 13:01:39

Mine haven't had it yet.

Can we have a doggie swine flu party please?

I shall bring the Bonios grin

BitOfFun Mon 20-Jul-09 13:15:28

grin

Threadworm2 Mon 20-Jul-09 13:25:34

Sorry OP I was a miserable cow at 11:57:55 wasn't I.grin

Was unreasonably grumpy at the flu-thread pandemic. I will avoid crowds and keep head in paper bag until it is over.

BitOfFun Mon 20-Jul-09 13:30:12

hehehe, probably for the best...smile

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