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Respiratory illness affects dogs in Maryland, several other states

December 1, 2023

An outbreak of an unknown respiratory illness is affecting dogs in at least 14 states, including Maryland. Illness has been reported in Oregon, Colorado, California, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, Washington, Vermont, Maryland, Idaho, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). The illness has been classified as a canine infectious respiratory disease, or CIRD, which is a general term for known bacterial and viral causes of lung, trachea (throat), and nasal disease.

Article Source: Baltimore Fishbowl

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