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Canine Influenza

Dogs can experience symptoms of kennel cough for various reasons. One of them is the canine influenza virus. Most diseases have been around for quite a while. This allows for vaccinations to be made and for dogs to build up a natural immunity. This particular virus however has just emerged in recent years. Dogs have no immunity or vaccination to

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Canine Pneumonia

Pneumonia in dogs occurs whenever the lungs and bronchi, the tubes responsible for transporting air into the lungs, become infected and inflamed. Canine pneumonia is fatal if left untreated. Adult dogs in relatively good health are usually not affected. Instead, pneumonia usually affects younger or older dogs who have a weakened immune system. The immune system can be weakened for

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Canine Distemper

Canine distemper is a viral disease that can affect many different body systems. It can affect the central nervous, gastrointestinal, and respiratory systems of your dog. The disease, which usually affects young puppies, is most often fatal. The virus that causes distemper in dogs is mainly transmitted through the air. After breathing the airborne particles in, your dog will become

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