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    Kennel Cough

    It's the most wonderful time of the year… If you're a germ.

    The streets and squares are filled with shoppers who cough and sneeze at times on one. In restaurants, cinemas and theatres, We can be sitting close and breathing the polluted air of the breath of others with cough. In each of these scenes of the winter you may think that, There is an optimal opportunity lurking so viruses are spread across the exposed population.

    It's no wonder that people now are more vigilant upon getting a flu vaccine. Nobody wants to spend a few days in bed on those dates cough infection.

    Fortunately, in the case of our pets, the problems with the flu and cough of human virus are as found unsupported. but are saved for cough and flu our pets during the winter months?? Not exactly.

    To leave home for the holidays, many owners have to put fellow dear in the care of a Dog Kennel. This puts our pet in the same situation as the purchaser of the street or plaza: they have the possibility of being infected with an airborne infectious disease.

    Commonly known as kennel cough, infectious tracheobronchitis is one of the most common problems encountered when pets are contained by and together. One or more of the following infectious agents cause this respiratory disease: Canine adenovirus 2, the parainfluenza virus, and Bordetella bronchiseptica .

    The most common symptoms of dogs with kennel cough include acute onset of a severe cough, with or without the production of phlegm. The cough is worsened by the effort, the pressure in the neck, or enthusiasm. This feature is something that a veterinarian can check that by checking the throat of your dog.

    And the dogs are not the only animals that suffer from this problem. Bordetella bronchiseptica , It was thought that it was only a problem for dogs, now it has found that it can also infect cats. As seen with other infectious respiratory diseases, cats that are kept in Group environments (in pension kennels) they are much more likely to be infected.

    Slightly infected cats may not present signs of coughing; a cat that coughs usually is most seriously affected by infection. The muzzle, or nasal discharge can also occur in dogs and cats.

    Infections and severe pneumonia can occur in young people, inmunodebiles, and those animals with pre-existing respiratory abnormalities. The signal of complication and death from severe respiratory problems can occur in some extreme cases.

    The panorama is usually seen in within two weeks. There is a carrier State where cats who have no symptoms of the infection can pour the body and infect others.

    Infectious tracheobronchitis is diagnosed on the basis of the current samples. Bloodwork, radiographs, and tracheal wash fluid analysis may indicate for pets with a more severe disease. The study of tracheal secretions may be performed to identify specific bacteria involved and the best antibiotic to treat it.

    Similar to the flu, simple kennel cough is a poco-limitadora disease. As well as you and I, we recover a light flu, our dogs and cats can recover with a true loving care.

    What can you do? First, call your veterinarian to its Board. To restrict the level of activity of your pet by seven to 10 days. See be sure that you have fresh food and water. You may need to encourage him to eat, especially if the nasal discharge it avoids that your pet can smell their food. Many cats may need canned food is more strong smell to tempt them to eat. If pet eats poorly, You can not drink, dehydrated by disease, the veterinarian should be consulted again.

    Cough suppressants are used only in dogs who have an excessive coughing, like this are the way of the body to eliminate bacteria and infectious material. There is some discussion about the need for antibiotics, Since the majority of the resolution of the cases are made without use. However, the most severely affected animals will require this type of treatment, and a review is often performed by the veterinarian so you can select the most appropriate antibiotic. If your veterinarian prescribes an antibiotic for your pet, We must be sure to complete the entire treatment.

    How can you prevent infection by? Bordetella bronchiseptica or other infectious respiratory agent? Decrease your pet exposure to other animals in that period's climate. If you can, try to arrange a person to care for your pet in the House instead of carrying it a Kennel.

    If you need to leave your pet in a Kennel, check on immunizations that are required to be able to leave. Be careful of kennels that do not require all guests have kennel cough vaccine in those climates. Be sure to make your dog against kennel cough vaccinated at least 10 days before the date of reservation in the Kennel.

    Consult your veterinarian on vaccination against B bronchiseptica. It is available for cats. These vaccines, usually given in the nose, It is believed are effective for six to 12 months.

    If you are concerned about exposure of the domestic animal infectious diseases, call your veterinarian for an appointment. The veterinarian can even can give you some ideas on what to do to care for your pet while you're away.