Can Humans Catch Kennel Cough?

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Humans can catch kennel cough which is a dog's disease. The virus or bacteria causing the disease spreads to humans through air, when they come in direct contact with an infected dog or contaminated surfaces. Those with a weak immune system are more prone to it resulting to upper respiratory infections.
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1. Recognize the symptoms, which include shortness of breath, chest pain, an unproductive cough and a low-grade fever. Recognize the possible route of infection, typically exposure
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I would not give my dogs any human medication unless prescribed by the vet.
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Kennel cough does not occur in humans. The illness in humans is just a
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Sorry, there are no home remedies or human meds that will "cure" kennel cough. Bring your dog to the vet and get a proper diagnosis, she may not even have kennel cough.
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