Why do dogs cough?

Answer Dogs share many of the same bodily processes as humans. Both humans and dogs cough for similar reasons.FunctionCoughing is the way a dog's body deals with irritation to the lungs, windpipe or small... Read More »

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Can dogs spread a hacking cough to other dogs?

A dry hacking cough in a dog is usually a medical condition called a kennel cough. Kennel cough is highly contagious and can spread easily. You might consider having your dog vaccinated with the bo... Read More »

Non-Productive Dry Cough in Dogs?

Dogs may cough for a variety of reasons, from a simple case of allergies to pulmonary edema. A dry, non-productive cough is usually not serious, and can likely be caused by an allergy. A cough that... 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 »

What Causes Cough With Heartworms in Dogs?

Dogs cough for a variety of reasons. They may be allergic to pollen, they may get kennel cough from an animal shelter or boarding at the vet, they may have infected teeth or the worst case---they m... Read More »