Bordetella (Canine Cough): annual
booster or the intra-nasal Bordetella is required semi-annually. Depending on
how often your dog is borded, you may wish to increase the frequency to twice a
year. Please check with your vet regarding duration of immunity.
* Please Note: Bordetella (Canine Cough), you may have to request
that your Vet give your pet this vaccination as it is not on the state
requirement list for all dogs. Drops in the nose (nasal vaccine) Bordetella is
good for up to 6 months and then must be update. An injectable Bordetella is
good for one year. Check with your vet as to wich one they give.
Please try to have Bordetella preferably 15 days prior to being boarded
to insure adequate protection, the vaccination needs this time to take effect in
your dog's system.
Bodetella, also known as kennel cough, is analogous to the human flu shot
and does not inmunize all dogs against all strains of canine cough, but, will
protect your dog from getting a more serious infection. This vaccine is
recommend for dogs when they visit: dog shows, kennels, dog daycares, grooming
shops, veterinarian offices and hospitals as well as pet shops. Dogs can also be
exposed while running loose or while being walked near other dogs or playing in