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  • Elgin area reacting cautiously to reports of canine flu

    Elgin area reacting cautiously to reports of canine flu
    In the wake of reports of an outbreak of canine flu in the Chicago area, the City of Elgin will be taking some precautionary steps to prevent the spread of the disease at a pet clinic set for April 25 in the basement of the Hemmens Cultural Center. It's...
  • Panthers holding open tryouts for practice goalie

    Panthers holding open tryouts for practice goalie
    A few days after the Panthers ran out of goaltenders, they announced an open amateur tryout to find a backup practice goalie for a day. While it was no laughing matter when both Panthers goalies, Roberto Luongo and Al Montoya, suffered injuries in...
  • Read of the week: 'The Last Town on Earth'

    Read of the week: 'The Last Town on Earth'
    This winter the library held a Cozy Blanket Bingo contest, which was a great hit with patrons and staff. It challenged participants to read something they might not normally read. My goal was to finish every square on the Bingo card, which I did, and it...
  • 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...
  • Dog flu outbreak in the Midwest could spread

    Dog flu outbreak in the Midwest could spread
    A dog flu epidemic has sickened over 1,000 dogs and has been responsible for the death of at least five dogs in the Chicago area since mid-March, according to Dr. Donna Alexander, administrator for the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control....
  • Canine flu outbreak closes dog park in Evergreen Park

    Canine flu outbreak closes dog park in Evergreen Park
    The Happy Bark Dog Park at 91st Street and California Avenue in Evergreen Park has temporarily closed due to the outbreak of canine flu in Cook County, Mayor Jim Sexton announced this week. More than 1,000 cases of canine flu and five fatalities among...
  • Animal hospital on canine flu: 'Never seen this kind of outbreak'

    Animal hospital on canine flu: 'Never seen this kind of outbreak'
    VCA Aurora Animal Hospital has a sign at its main entrance alerting dog owners of a canine influenza outbreak that has veterinarians taking precautions to prevent the spread of the highly contagious disease. "We have a Step-Down Ward to keep dogs...
  • Officials warn about canine flu outbreak after 5 dogs die in Chicago area

    Officials warn about canine flu outbreak after 5 dogs die in Chicago area
    Five dogs in the Chicago region have died from complications of canine flu between January and March, authorities said Friday. And a survey of local veterinarians has revealed that more than 1,000 cases of canine infectious respiratory disease have been...
  • Canine flu prompts cancellation of Elmhurst Doggie Eggstravaganza

    The Elmhurst Park District has canceled its Doggie Eggstravaganza on Saturday because of concerns about canine influenza, or dog flu. The event, which last year drew about 450 dogs, was scheduled for 10:30 a.m. in Wilder Park. Ginger Wade, director of...
  • Bird flu spreads among Minnesota turkey farms

    Bird flu spreads among Minnesota turkey farms
    An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease...
  • Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse player died from complications of pneumonia, flu

    Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse player died from complications of pneumonia, flu
    Jeremy Huber, a defenseman for the Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse team who was found dead in his dorm on Jan. 26, died of pneumonia complicating influenza A, according to the chief medical examiner’s office. Jeremy Huber, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound...