LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – More dogs are testing positive for canine influenza at local shelters.

The Animal Foundation reported that 17 dogs have tested positive with 165 dogs showing symptoms. The shelter said they are waiting on more test results to come back.

At the Henderson Animal Shelter, three dogs have tested positive with 14 pending test results, though 31 more dogs are being treated for flu symptoms. These dogs will remain isolated, according to Henderson Police, until the shedding process for the virus ends, which can take up to four weeks.

The Nevada SPCA reported five confirmed cases of canine influenza with 14 symptomatic dogs on site. A representative said one more test is currently pending.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, symptoms of canine influenza include:

  • Cough
  • Runny nose
  • Fever
  • Lethargy
  • Eye discharge
  • Reduced appetite

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