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Kennel cough and influenza is on the rise for pets

While humans begin socializing as the pandemic winds down, their pets are spending more time at doggie daycare and boarding kennels.

This has led to a rise in kennel cough and influenza.

Kennel cough is highly contagious and attacks a dog’s respiratory tract.


Influenza is similar to kennel cough but much worse and can kill animals.

Experts urge people to keep their animals home if they appear sick and suggest vaccinations for their pets.

A series of two shots three weeks apart with time for the dog to build up protection can help diminish their chances of catching kennel cough at daycare or kennels.



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