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Kennel Cough in Dogs

Kennel cough, also known as Bordatellosis, Bordatella or tracheobronchitis, is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is most commonly contracted when dogs are kept in close proximity to multiple dogs, for example in a dog kennel, animal shelter, or veterinary clinic. Kennel cough is a respiratory virus that is caused most commonly by the following infection spreading agents including, but not limited to the canine parainfluenza virus, canine distemper virus, Bordetella bronchiseptica, and canine adenovirus 2. Kennel cough is not normally a serious disease, but if a dog is young, very old, or has a past history of immune system
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