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Dogs Across the U.S. Are Falling Sick From a Mystery Illness

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A respiratory illness with an unknown cause is sickening dogs in Oregon and other states, prompting warnings from governments and veterinarians about keeping pets safe.

From August to mid-November, Oregon's state government received a little more than 200 reports of the illness, which exhibits symptoms of a chronic cough or pneumonia that does not respond to antibiotics. Oregon's Department of Agriculture told TIME, via email on Nov. 18, that it was anecdotally aware of similar cases throughout the country including New Hampshire and surrounding northeastern states, California, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Illinois and Washington.

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