A Cure For Kennel Cough?

Finding the right cure for kennel cough can be challenging if your dog does not want to cooperate. Some remedies will not be well received by your dog so trial and error may be the first obstacle. Read on to find out what works....

Is there a cure for kennel cough? Homeopathic medical practitioners would have you believe that using any of their medicines designed to prevent different kinds of coughs are a cure for kennel cough.

Kennel cough is considered a nuisance disease and is in most cases a minor inconvenience. It your pet’s cough is not too bad you can use Drosera. Drosera is indicated for whooping cough in humans according to www.rxhomeo.com.

You can purchase the lowest dose in a bottle for $3.80. The most expensive dosage in a bottle is over $22 and is probably too strong for your pet.

If the cough has progressed to a rattling cough then Dulcamara is called for and finally use Coccus for coughs that produce phlegm. Coccus is produce from cacti and is poisonous in high concentrations.

All of these products can be found at your local holistic medical provider or health store.

Most people would prefer to use a natural method to treat their pet in the case of illness before pumping more synthetic chemicals into their system.

Most people say that the best cure for kennel cough is preventing it from happening in the first place.

Kennel cough symptoms will not show up for at least a week after you dog has been exposed to the virus or bacteria.

If your dog is not a show dog and has not been boarded in a kennel lately then he probably does not have kennel cough as it is a disease that is spread when dogs are in close proximity to others for extended periods of time.

Dogs from shelters are also at risk for kennel cough. Kennel cough is a generic term for many upper respiratory diseases that affect all varieties of canines both tame and wild.

Other names that kennel cough go by include Bordetella, Bordetellosis, canine infectious tracheobronchitis or simply tracheobronchitis.

If you have plans to travel and need to board your dog then you will need to keep in mind that if you want to vaccinate your dog for kennel cough that it takes from seventy two hours to two weeks for full immunity to be present after the shot is given.

You may also want to tour any boarding facility where you want to take your dog and ask them what they do to prevent kennel cough or its spread. If it is really clean you can expect to have no problems with kennel cough there.


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