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jhol

Kennel Cough

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How many of you have had your dogs go through this?

My dog (4 year old lab) started hacking on a walk on Sunday morning and it persisted more that evening, it does not happen all the time just when she gets excited or is getting excersize. We took her into the vet yesterday afternoon and they feel she has kennel cough. Her appetite is fine she seems a little lethargic however the vet told us not to play with her or excersize her to keep the coughing to a minumum. Vet said should last about 7-10 days.

There are a lot of dog experts who are on FM and I just wanted a "second opinion"

She has not been kenneled recently (since July) and does not have prolonged dog interaction.

She has been vacinated for kennel cough.

Thanks Everybody.

Jhol

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Keep a close eye on her. We have friends that lost a very nice show Dane this summer because of kennel cough. She ended up getting pneumonia and didn't make it.

I don't think it's too serious, but you'll want to watch in closely and bring her in again if it's not improving.

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Your vet is right. It'll take a week or two to pass if it is Bordatella. My dog had it last year at summer camp. There was a sort of mini epidemic last year with the gsp field trialers. Someone had a dog who brought it to a big trial and it spread like wildfire. It's gross.

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There was a sort of mini epidemic last year with the gsp field trialers. Someone had a dog who brought it to a big trial and it spread like wildfire.

Same thing happened at the Fargo dog show last summer. Someone brought an infected Dane. Tons of dogs ended up with it. Unfortunately, at least one that I know of didn't recover frown

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My dog did have the vacine for kennel cough, my vet told me it is a lot like our flu shots, it covers the most common strains of bordatella but it doesn't cover all of them, it will also lessen the length of time that the dog is sick with the virus.

Last night she seemed better already!

Thanks for all the responses.

jhol

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I run a dog boarding kennel and all dogs are required to have bordatella before kenneling. If you are around big groups of dogs you should have the vacine.

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