Lexington, Ky., veterinarian sees uptick in kennel cough


Lexington, Ky., veterinarian Michelle Jude has seen 20 to 25 dogs with canine infectious respiratory disease in the past three weeks and says the viruses that cause it are easily picked up anywhere dogs congregate. Though most cases are mild, some can progress to pneumonia, and the best thing dog owners can do is ensure their dogs receive regular veterinary care and vaccines.

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