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Yes dogs get fevers and they can catch a cold or flu from us. Take temperature rectally. Do ChaCha on Palm Centro with AT&T! [ Source: http://www.chacha.com/question/do-dogs-get-fevers-when-they-are-sick ]
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Do dogs get fevers when they are sick
Yes dogs get fevers and they can catch a cold or flu from us. Take temperature rectally. Do ChaCha on Palm Centro with AT&T!
Can dogs get sick with things like colds and fevers??
Yes, dogs definitely do get colds. Cold symptoms can be a sign of other more serious diseases as well so if your dog shows any signs of coughing or runny nose, lethargy, please get him to the vet. It may be a simple cold and in that case a …

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Is my dog sick because of this flea medicine?
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A: You over dosed your dog on some of the worst over the counter Flean & tick medications around. Yes they have been very well know to make dogs very sick! Read here:http://www.shirleys-wellness-cafe.com/avictimhartz.htmAnd Here too:http://www.hartzvictims.org/I hope your dog recovers quickly!Dont every use any of these products again!
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A: You are doing amazing!! Great job. The cooked ground beef and rice with dry dog food is great…You can also cook up skinless chicken instead of the beef if need be.Great Job and Good Luck!
what was it called when the dogs made the run through alaska, or something like that to deliver the vaccines..
Q: for the black flu or black fever or something like that, ppl were dying like crazy and getting sick unexpectedly. what was it called? and when did it occur. they have a statue somewhere representing the dogs involved. think… i’m not sure. anyway, help pleaseeeeee. asap
A: The most famous event in the history of Alaskan mushing is the 1925 serum run to Nome, also known as the “Great Race of Mercy.” A diphtheria epidemic threatened Nome, especially the Inuit children who had no immunity to the “white man’s disease,” and the nearest quantity of antitoxin was in Anchorage. Since the two available planes were both dismantled and had never been flown in the winter, Governor Scott Bone approved a safer route. The 20-pound (9 kg) cylinder of serum was sent by train 298 miles (480 km) from the southern port of Seward to Nenana, where it was passed just before midnight on January 27 to the first of twenty mushers and more than 100 dogs who relayed the package 674 miles (1,085 km) from Nenana to Nome. The dogs ran in relays, with no dog running over 100 miles (160 km).The Norwegian Gunnar Kaasen and his lead dog Balto arrived on Front Street in Nome on February 2 at 5:30 a.m., just five and a half days later. The two became media celebrities, and a statue of Balto was erected in Central Park in New York City in 1925, where it has become one of the most popular tourist attractions. However, most mushers consider Leonhard Seppala and his lead dog Togo to be the true heroes of the run. Together they covered the most hazardous stretch of the route, and carried the serum farther than any other team.The Iditarod was the brainchild of Dorothy G. Page (the “Mother of the Iditarod”), who wanted to sponsor a sled dog race to honor mushers. With the support of Joe Redington, Sr. (the “Father of the Iditarod”), the first race (then known as the Iditarod Trail Seppala Memorial Race in honor of Leonhard Seppala) was held in 1967 and covered 25 miles (40 km) near Anchorage. The purse of USD $25,000 attracted a field of 58 racers, and the winner was Isaac Okleasik. The next race, in 1968, was canceled for lack of snow, and the small $1,000 purse in 1969 only drew 12 mushers.Redington was the impetus behind extending the race more than 1,000 miles (1,600 km) along the historic route to Nome, and a major fundraising campaign which raised a purse of $51,000. The first true Iditarod was held in 1973, and attracted a field of 34 mushers, 22 of whom completed the race. The event was a success; even though the purse dropped in the 1974 race, the popularity caused the field of mushers to rise to 44, and corporate sponsorship in 1975 put the race on secure financial footing. Despite the loss of sponsors during a dog abuse scandal in 1976, the Iditarod caused a resurgence of recreational mushing in the 1970s, and has continued to grow until it is now the largest sporting event in the state. While the race was originally patterned after the All Alaska Sweepstakes, the Iditarod Trail Committee promotes it as a commemoration of the serum delivery.Start of the Iditarod National Historic Trail in SewardStart of the Iditarod National Historic Trail in SewardThe race’s namesake is the Iditarod Trail, which was designated as one of the first four National Historic Trails in 1978. The trail in turn is named for the town of Iditarod, which was an Athabaskan village before becoming the center of the Inland Empire’s Iditarod Mining District in 1910, and then turning into a ghost town at the end of the local gold rush. The name Iditarod may be derived from the Athabaskan haiditarod, meaning “far distant place”.The main route of the Iditarod trail extends 938 miles (1,500 km) from Seward in the south to Nome in the northwest, and was first surveyed by Walter Goodwin in 1908, and then cleared and marked by the Alaska Road Commission in 1910 and 1911. The entire network of branching paths covers a total of 2,450 miles (3,945 km). Except for the start in Anchorage, the modern race follows parts of the historic trail.
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