Switch to Main Site
Practice Name

South Franklin Animal Hospital

Social Media
Primary Location
137 Alpha Drive
Franklin, TN 37064
Phone: (615) 595-2337
Fax: (615) 791-4885

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday7 am6 pm
Tuesday7 am6 pm
Wednesday7 am6 pm
Thursday7 am6 pm
Friday7 am6 pm
Saturday7 amNoon
Sunday4 pm5 pm
Main Content

Canine Influenza Vaccine Recommendations:

1/ Monovalent vaccines do not cross-protect with other strains. Both H3N8 and H3N2 are viruses that cause respiratory infection in dogs. H3N8 originated from equine in 2004. H3N2 originated from avian in 2005.

2/ Diagnostic testing for H3N8 is difficult. Infection resembles other viral/bacterial pathogens that cause infectious respiratory dz complex. H3N8 virus is shed for 7 days, with decreasing shed at 5 days. H3N2 virus is intermittently shed for up to 20 days.

3/ One or both strains have been found in 46 out of 50 states of U.S. Only states with no confirmed cases North Dakota, Nebraska, Hawaii, and Alaska.

4/The Kennel and Boarding Safety Recommendations: "Social dogs, including those that are boarded, groomed, group-trained or group-walked, are at more risk of dz

5/ The 2017 AAHA Vaccination Guidelines state: " Any dog deemed at risk for exposure to influenza virus should be vaccinated against both H3N2 and H3N8.

**SFAH does carry a bivalent vaccine with both strains H3N8 and H3N2.  The vaccinations is administered initially with two boosters, 3 to 6 weeks apart. Then annually thereafter.  H3N8/H3N2 vaccine is $41.00 per booster.

Exclusive Offer

FREE New Patient Exam Visit.

Sign-up using the form or call us at (615) 595-2337
to take advantage of this exclusive offer.

Name: *
Email: *
Phone: *




Online Forms

South Franklin Animal Hospital offers our patient form(s) online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.
Download Online Forms Here

Follow Us

Make an Appointment

We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Request an appointment today!

Request Now

Our Services

We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.

Read More

Contact

South Franklin Animal Hospital
137 Alpha Drive
Franklin, TN 37064
Get Directions
 
  • Phone: (615) 595-2337
  • Fax: (615) 791-4885
  • Email Us

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday7 am6 pm
Tuesday7 am6 pm
Wednesday7 am6 pm
Thursday7 am6 pm
Friday7 am6 pm
Saturday7 amNoon
Sunday4 pm5 pm
Newsletter

Newsletter Sign Up







Community Content
Member Topics