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Kennel Cough in Dogs – Pet tip 165

Kennel cough also known as infectious tracheobronchitis is a highly contagious disease that dogs can give to and get from other dogs. Kennel cough is a dry cough that sometimes sounds like a honking goose or duck. It sounds like …

Owner:
Susan McConnell
City:
Penticton
Province, Country:
BC, Canada
Type/Breed:
Shepherd Lab Cross
Date of Birth:
March 1996
Sex:
Male
Height:
Not Provided
Weight:
105
Coat Colour:
Tan
Eye Colour:
Brown

     Scout came from an animal shelter in Vancouver, B,C,  He was 9 months old when I got him.  He is quite a shy dog but very obedient.  He appears to understand English.  His list of commands is quite lengthy.  His most endearing quality is the way he comes over and lays his head down on your lap.  His biggest fear is wind. He doesn't like strangers, or children which is unusual for this kind of dog.
     Unfortunately I have recently found out he has bone cancer.  There is a tumor pushing on the back of his nose causing him to have nose bleeds.  The lump is starting to appear on the top of his head by his eye.  I have had Scout for 6 years and will miss him dearly.  I have recently moved onto an orchard, which is slightly remote.  He makes me feel safe.  I am waiting for signs like him being unable to sleep because of his nose, then I have to put him to sleep.
     I have a small puppy now.  She is a Shepherd/Lassie cross.  I am hoping she will pick up on his great behaivior .  Her name is Gypsy (see Gypsy).  Scout doesn't have much patience for her, but she is very cute.

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