This has turned out to be a very bad year for the flu. Turns out not just humans are suffering. Dog flu influenza is spreading around the country. Yes, dogs can get the flu with very similar symptoms to humans. Sneezing, fever, coughing, runny nose and exhaustion. According to USA Today it's "passed between dogs through barking, sneezing and coughing." Take care of your critters, and yourself this season.