« Pets

Kennel Cough/How serious is it?

by Sean Stevens

Have you ever had to board your dog at a kennel?  I did before I knew about kennel cough and, of course, my dogs both got it.  Kennel cough is very contagious.  There are preventions available through your vet, so if your dog is around other dogs quite often, you may want to look into one of these vaccines.  Most cases will resolve within 7 to 14 days.  Dr. Ruth MacPete from  www.pethealthnetwork.com  explains the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for kennel cough here.  http://www.pethealthnetwork.com/lifestyle/kennel-cough-signs-and-symptoms