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Q. My dog has been vomiting white foamy liquid all day, atleast twice every hour. He was recently boarded last week. He has had his bordatella vaccine.

Answered By
DESTINI R. HOLLOWAY, DVM

A. I forgot to add in the previous reply. I recommend you schedule an appointment with your vet for confirmation of "kennel cough" and appropriate antibiotic treatment.

Answered By
DESTINI R. HOLLOWAY, DVM

A. If this is more of a cough and he is coughing up foamy white liquid and was recently boarded then "Kennel cough" is at the top of the list of possibilities. All pets are susceptible to getting kennel cough even vaccinated ones, because the vaccine is only about 88% protective. It is still recommended to vaccinate however because it greatly reduces clinical signs including fever and pneumonia.


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