A mystery disease hits Norway’s dogs

(CNN)Dogs in different parts of Norway have been hit by a mystery disease in the past few weeks, and officials are scrambling to identify the cause. The symptoms are not completely new — they have been seen before in sick dogs, but the sharp increase in cases is unusual, according to the Veterinary Institute. It said the illness is also more acute than before — not only are the dogs getting sick, but once ill, they deteriorate quickly. One dog over the weekend was euthanized due to an “acute” progression of the disease, and another died before it could arrive at the clinic. The Food Safety Authority, Veterinary Institute, and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences are working together on …