Canine Kennel Cough a bacterial infection called Bordetella or ITB.
How is kennel cough transmitted
The virus can be transmitted from dog to dog when touching each
others nose or through infected dog secretion which can infect dogs, kennel,
dog shows, dog park, doggy day-care, training class, groomer,
vet's office, or any place where the environment is closed.
Dogs will exhibit a mild cough to more chronic or severe symptom
of fever, lethargy, constant cough, loss of appetite, eye and
nose discharge, sometimes coughing up green or white phlegm.
Treatment of Kennel Cough
Slate your dog from other dogs.
Avoid cigarette smoking or fumes.
Be sure he drinks water and eats.
Avoid stressful environments.
Heart-worm can have a similar symptoms.
See your vet for treatment.
Vaccinate The Dog Against Kennel Cough
Every 12 months from the veterinarian.
Boarding facilities will not accept a dog that has not been
vaccinated for kennel cough. Vaccinate a few weeks before
boarding the dog to give time for the immunity to build up.
Professional Pet Sitting Services offered in the Upper to Mid-Pinellas County Area