Tag Archives: canine distemper

Kennel Cough: A Common Condition with Many Causes

Macbeth, a small, white Westie sits who overcame a bout of Kennel Cough sits on some red stairs

Macbeth, my extra cute Westie puppy patient, came in last week with a persistent cough. I noted a runny nose, but no fever or loss of appetite. When I examined him, he easily coughed if I palpated his windpipe. He had previously been vaccinated against canine influenza, Bordetella and distemper-parvovirus ahead of a stay at

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What’s On the Mind of Pet Owners?

A recent survey of both pet owners and veterinarians interrogated the pet health issues each group thought were most important. In last week’s post, I discussed the issues from the veterinarian’s point of view. In this blog I will write from the pet owner’s point of view. Pet owners said they were primarily concerned with

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