EP 885B Can Only Humans Get the Flu?

Summary: Your cuddly companion may also be suffering this flu season!
Air Date: 4/10/18
Duration: 21:03
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Jeff Werber, DVM
Practicing veterinarian and established veterinary medical journalist, Dr. Jeff Werber, known to the world and his patients as “Doc Hollywood,” is frequently seen on the nation’s top news and talk shows educating and enlightening pet parents on everything from basic pet care and nutrition to abnormal behavior and prevention of disease.

An Emmy-Award winner, Dr. Jeff works hard at his mission to strengthen the "Human-Companion Animal Bond." With almost 30 years of veterinary journalism experience and exposure, specifically with TV news and shows, Dr. Jeff has been an expert guest on The Dr. Oz Show, Rachael Ray, Fox & Friends, Inside Edition, CBS’ The Early Show, CNN, and Fox News, among many others. Many people would also remember him from his days hosting Petcetera on Animal Planetand Lassie’s Pet Vet on PBS. He even pitched his own products on QVC back in the day.

Dubbed a “Celebrity Vet” by The Hollywood Reporter, he cares for furry friends of Hollywood's biggest stars, including Eva Longoria, Magic Johnson, Judy Greer, Paula Malcomson, Neal McDonough, Ron Perlman, Demi Moore, Lori Loughlin, Sophia Bush,Drea de Matteo, Emmy Rossum, Nick Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Kelly Hu, Jodi O’Keefe,Daisy Fuentes, Steve Moyer, and Anna Pacquin.Dr. Jeff also dedicates his time to several animal welfare and rescue organizations such as Best Friends Animal Society, Last Chance for Animals, Hounds and Heroes, Angel City Pits,Ace of Hearts, Forever Fido, Wags and Walks, Furry Friends, Eloise, and Bill Foundation.

President and Chief Veterinarian of the Century Veterinary Group in Los Angeles, Dr. Jeff has practiced veterinary medicine for more than 30 years and is one of a select few actively-practicing veterinary medical journalists in the United States. He serves on the advisory board of Veterinary Economics Magazine.
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EP 885B Can Only Humans Get the Flu?
Your cuddly companion may also be suffering this flu season!

Dr. Jeff Werber gives listeners the lowdown on the highly contagious dog flu and explains why it's becoming more prevalent across the U.S.

Find out how to prevent your dog from catching it, the symptoms you should look out for and the treatments available.

Plus, Dr. Werber reveals if this illness is a threat to humans.
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