Do Dogs Get Colds? Everything You Need to Know

Found on PetMD | Article Written by Jennifer Coates, DVM

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year in the United States, there are millions of cases of the common cold. The CDC states that adults have an average of 2-3 colds per year, and children have even more. So, . . . → Read More: Do Dogs Get Colds? Everything You Need to Know

9 Warning Signs You Should Take Your Dog to the Vet

Article by Eloise Porter | Medically Reviewed by Steve Kim, MD | Featured on Health Line

When to Worry About Your Pet

Your dog is part of the family: He’s your best friend, eats your leftovers, and accompanies you on morning walks. But your dog can’t complain, so how do . . . → Read More: 9 Warning Signs You Should Take Your Dog to the Vet

Your Dog and the Cold Germ

Can My Dog ‘Catch’ a Cold?

Winter isn’t the only time of year we have to worry about “catching” a cold, but it is the primary time for it. We’re spending more time in closed quarters, with windows and doors shut tight and no way to escape the germs. It is only a matter . . . → Read More: Your Dog and the Cold Germ

Excessive Sneezing and Nasal Discharge

UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION IN CATS

Cats sneeze for many reasons. If sneezing is the only symptom your cat displays — i.e., no discharge from eyes or nose, good appetite, no change in behavior or activity level — then it is probably of no concern. However, when ocular or nasal discharge is seen, the cat may . . . → Read More: Excessive Sneezing and Nasal Discharge

Kennel Cough in Dogs

INFECTIOUS CANINE TRACHEOBRONCHITIS

Kennel cough, the common name that is given to infectious canine tracheobronchitis, is a very highly contagious respiratory disease among dogs. As the name of the disease suggests, it is typified by inflammation of the trachea and bronchi. This disease is found throughout the world and is known to infect a very . . . → Read More: Kennel Cough in Dogs

Human-To-Pet Transmission A Concern At The Onset Of Flu Season

From Medical News Today Article Date: 08 Oct 2012 – 0:00 PDT

As flu season approaches, people who get sick may not realize they can pass the flu not only to other humans, but possibly to other animals, including pets such as cats, dogs and ferrets.

This concept, called “reverse zoonosis,” is still poorly understood . . . → Read More: Human-To-Pet Transmission A Concern At The Onset Of Flu Season