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  • Family fun planned for Pet Walk at KLM Park

    Family fun planned for Pet Walk at KLM Park
    The Hinsdale Humane Society's Pet Walk will give animals, other than dogs a chance to shine this year. Due to the risk of canine flu, the society asks the public not to bring dogs to the June 7 event. Even without man's best friend, "There will...
  • Bird flu outbreak has agriculture officials, Valley farmers on alert

    Like the rest of Pennsylvania's poultry industry, Orefield turkey farmer David Jaindl is keeping a wary eye on the bird flu outbreak that has devastated the egg and poultry business in the West and Midwest this spring. But for Lehigh Valley consumers...
  • Don't worry, pet owners: Experts say H3N2 dog flu is no cause for panic

    Don't worry, pet owners: Experts say H3N2 dog flu is no cause for panic
    There's a new strain of canine flu in the U.S., and it has some pet owners worried about their furry family members. More than 1,000 dogs caught the illness during a recent outbreak in Chicago, and infections are reportedly emerging in other states,...
  • La Grange Pet Parade weekend crammed with activities

    La Grange Pet Parade weekend crammed with activities
    Banners, sidewalk signs and planters newly brimming with colorful flowers herald the arrival of La Grange's Pet Parade weekend May 29 to 31 and the unofficial kickoff to summer. But the 69th annual parade May 30 will have a decidedly different look and...
  • Rescues have an urgent need for dog-free homes

    Rescues have an urgent need for dog-free homes
    ALIVE Rescue has a chance to pull dogs from Chicago's Animal Care and Control facility, but there's a hitch: The dogs have to go to dogless foster homes. The canine flu has severely curtailed operations at the Chicago shelter; on May 2 it suspended...
  • Dog flu bumps Bark in the Park fundraiser online

    Dog flu bumps Bark in the Park fundraiser online
    The canine influenza outbreak has claimed another victim: the Anti-Cruelty Society's Bark in the Park 5K fundraising walk. The 21st annual event, scheduled for May 3 at Montrose Harbor, has been canceled because of the highly contagious virus. But...
  • At start of beach season, vets urge dog owners to be cautious about flu

    At start of beach season, vets urge dog owners to be cautious about flu
    As Memorial Day weekend marks the official start of beach season in Chicago, residents are pulling out their beach blankets and picnic baskets — but is it safe to bring the dogs along? Veterinarians, who are encouraged by the recent drop in canine...
  • Bird flu hits hard in egg-producing Iowa; 25 million hens may be lost

    Bird flu hits hard in egg-producing Iowa; 25 million hens may be lost
    The men charged with ridding the farm of a deadly contagion tugged at their dark green protective suits and adjusted the double-intake respirators covering their faces. "Biosecure. Stop!" read a sign at the farm entrance. Another sign, in red letters,...
  • Bird flu found in Iowa; up to 5.3 million chickens to be destroyed

    Bird flu found in Iowa; up to 5.3 million chickens to be destroyed
    H5N2 avian influenza, or bird flu, has reared its head at a commercial egg-laying facility in northwest Iowa that houses as many as 5.3 million chickens, according to state officials. All the birds in theĀ Osceola County facility will be euthanized,...
  • Evergreen Park reopens its dog park

    Evergreen Park reopens its dog park
    Evergreen Park on Friday reopened its dog park because the village believes the danger of dogs contracting the canine flu has largely passed. The Happy Bark Dog Park, at 91st Street and California Avenue, closed April 4 at the suggestion of a...
  • Dog flu outbreak sidelines pooches from La Grange Pet Parade

    Dog flu outbreak sidelines pooches from La Grange Pet Parade
    Reaction has been a mix of understanding and disappointment to a ban on dogs in the La Grange Pet Parade May 30 due to an outbreak of canine influenza. "I can see both sides," said La Grange resident Jane Wirengard. "If it's so highly contagious, they'...