Tips for Treating Kennel Cough in Dogs

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Learn how to recognize and treat some symptoms of kennel cough in your dog in this free video clip.

Part of the Video Series: Dog First Aid
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Video Transcript

What do you do if you fear that your dog has come down with kennel cough? A common sign of kennel cough is a hacking cough that your dog would exhibit. It sounds almost like they are trying to clear their throat. A mild case you will have some hacking, throat clearing action from the dog. You might have a slightly high temperature and you might have a little bit of lethargy. If the case of kennel cough is more severe, the dog might actually hack up phlegm. As it is coughing, it is hacking up phlegm. More serious cases can result in hospitalization for the dog. So how do you manage this? What do you do? If your dog is coughing and the cough is persistent and it is especially worse at night, one thing you can do is give your dog cough syrup. So how do you give your dog cough syrup? You can different size syringes; this one here goes up to 1/2 tablespoon.


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