How often do dogs need the kennel cough vaccine?

Answer The kennel cough vaccine is not required by law, so it is not required for canines of any age, breed or gender. However, veterinarians recommend that the vaccine be given yearly, or as needed--such... Read More »

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Can dogs get a kennel cough vaccine if they have a cold?

Kennel cough is the common name for canine infectious tracheobronchitis, also known as bordetella, which is the most prevalent cause of respiratory infection in dogs. Those already exhibiting respi... Read More »

Is the kennel cough vaccine dangerous?

On One Hand: Vaccines Reduce Kennel Cough SeveritySeveral types of kennel cough (or tracheobronchitis) vaccine are used in dogs and cats. The vaccine is administered either nasally or as a series o... Read More »

How long does it take for the kennel cough vaccine to take effect?

The intranasal kennel-cough vaccine generally takes around four days to work, according to Mar Vista Animal Medical Center. The injectable kennel-cough vaccine usually starts working one to two wee... Read More »

What is a kennel cough shot for dogs?

Kennel cough is a highly contagious upper respiratory condition that can affect all dogs. The disease is easily passed in areas with a high concentration of dogs and is rarely lethal. Often veterin... Read More »