Bordetella vaccine helps protect your dog against exposure to “kennel cough.” It should be noted that “Kennel Cough” is comparable to a human cold. It is a virus combined with bacteria and therefore is impossible to protect against completely. If your dog is vaccinated though its symptoms will be less severe. “At risk” dogs include any dog that comes in contact with other dogs such as a regular visitor to dog parks, groomers, or boarding. It is best to vaccinate your dog at least 2 weeks before exposure with a booster administered every 6 months or annually at your vet’s recommendation.
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Do you vaccinate your dog each year, are you pondering the new data about how vaccines are not necessary every 12 months. Read Nancy Kay’s blog about the complex issue of vaccinations