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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience.
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Are there any home remedies cough

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Are there any home remedies for kennel cough
Yes, in fact home care - the tincture of time and cough suppression by dosing with a teaspoon - tablespoon of honey as needed - is more appropriate than antibiotic therapy in the great majority of patients. Kennel cough is self-limiting in most cases within 10-21 days. When I don't see progressive improvement in my patient within the first week, I consider prescribing either doxycycline or potentiated amoxicillin - the antibiotics of choice when addressing the Bordetella bronchiseptica bacterium present in kennel cough. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi thank you for your answer rusty is doing a lot better now. There is still a bit of a cough but nothing like it was

That's good to hear. Thank you for taking the time to let me know.