Kennel Cough

Primer on Kennel Cough

Written and reviewed by John A. Bukowski, DVM, MPH, Ph.D. and Susan E. Aiello, DVM, ELS  Dogs often develop an upper respiratory infection after a stay at the kennel or any place where they come into contact with a lot of other dogs. The term “kennel cough” is used as sort of a catchall phrase for any infectious cough that…

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Chronic Bronchitis in a Dog: What Started as Undiagnosed Kennel Cough—Kolchak's Story

Chronic Bronchitis in a Dog: What Started as Undiagnosed Kennel Cough—Kolchak's Story

Infectious bronchitis, Kennel Cough, can sometimes progress to life-threatening bronchopneumonia or chronic bronchitis. A dog sick with Kennel Cough may or may not need medical treatment depending on how hard the infection hits them. And sometimes things can get complicated. Thank you, Jodi Chick, for sharing Kol’s story. Kolchak’s story Looking back, I wish I had just trusted my gut.…

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