Our training day this month will be on Saturday, August 19th at Betsy Reiney’s, 290 Palmetto Bluff Rd. in Bostwick, 32117. Training will start at 8AM. Be sure to bring water for you and your dogs and plan to clean up after your dogs. Thanks to Betsy and Bill Reiney for making their property […]
This serves as a reminder to all members to please submit your dog/puppy points to be eligible for Dog of the Year or Puppy of the Year. We are half way through the calendar year and I only have a couple of dogs with points reported. You can easily submit your points using the on-line […]
The August issue of The Hunter’s Blind has been posted to the Newsletter page.
The July Training Day has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 22nd beginning at 8 a.m. It will be held at 12300 Holstein Rd. Jacksonville, Fl. 32226. After training, President Tom Gaddis will conduct our annual meeting, present awards, and we’ll enjoy a boxed lunch provided by the club. Call Carolyn Abood at (904) 505-3404 by […]
Just a note to keep everyone up to date. Unfortunately, our assigned date for the Fall 2017 Hunt Test was September 2nd, which is Labor Day weekend. Due to various conflicts, the decision was made NOT to hold the Fall Hunt Test. The plan now is to get the date for our April test, which […]
Just wanted to let you all know there will be no July issue of The Hunter’s Blind. The editor is taking some time off. A new issue will be published for August!
The University of Florida is treating several dogs for a strain of canine influenza not yet seen in Florida. UF vets treating a dozen dogs for H3N2 canine influenza 1st time H3N2 dog flu has been found in Florida 1st showed up in the US in 2015 RELATED: UF canine influenza FAQ for pet owners (PDF) […]
http://www.doginfluenza.com/Owners/Prevention.asp Vaccines against canine influenza are available Prevention of CIV Infection Diseases caused by viruses, such as canine influenza, are best prevented by effective vaccination. An effective and safe canine influenza vaccine is available. Nobivac® Canine Flu H3N8 has been shown to control the spread of CIV infection and minimize its impact. Just recently Canine […]
ABOUT THE VIRUS Influenza A virus can cause infection in many mammalian and avian species and exists in multiple subtypes. CIV was first identified as a factor in canine respiratory disease in 2004. This virus is a genetic variant of the H3N8 equine influenza virus that gained the ability to infect dogs. The key change […]
An outbreak of canine influenza in the Chicago, Illinois area that began earlier this year has since spread to neighboring states, and the Baker Institute is working to understand the outbreak and share information with owners, veterinarians and breeders. Director Dr. Colin Parrish describes some of what is known about the virus and how to prevent […]