PET SUBJECT: 'Kennel cough' can be picked up anywhere that dogs congregate
As we leave summer and head into autumn and towards winter, many of us will start thinking about our flu vaccines in preparation for the winter weather and Flu season.
So, in this month’s column let us discuss kennel cough which is also known as canine influenza and infectious bronchitis.
Sadly it has been poorly named kennel cough (it should be anywhere cough!) as it was first discovered in a kennel setting. Being highly contagious, it often sweeps through close canine populations.