Stonebridge Kennels Articles

Preventing Dog Illness: Stonebridge Kennels Takes It Seriously


What does Stonebridge Kennels do to prevent dog illness? Stonebridge Kennels has a locally unique facility that provides year-round dog boarding, daily dog day care, and full-service grooming. There are MANY occasions for dogs to have "nose-to-nose" contact here. We believe in, and promote, if appropriate, social interaction between dogs. &nbs...

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Kennel Cough - What is It and Who is at Risk?


What is Kennel Cough?  "Kennel cough" is the common name for either Canine Infectious Tracheobronchitis (CIT) or Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex (CIRD). It, basically, is the dog version of a human cold. It is highly contagious, causes inflammation of the dog's trachea and bronchial tubes (it's upper airway), and is found worldwi...

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Leptospirosis And Your Dog


What is Lepto?  Leptospirosis, often called Lepto, is an infection of bacterial spirochetes. Dogs acquire this when subspecies of the Leptopsira interrogans penetrate the skin and spread through the body by way of the bloodstream. Where would my dog pick up Lepto? Your dog is most likely to encounter this bacterium from wildlife or other infec...

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Canine Influenza Vaccination - Does My Dog Need It?


Do I Need to Vaccinate for Canine Influenza? Our first priority is keeping your dog--and every other boarder--safe during their stay with us.  One of the ways we ensure their safety is to insist that every guest have their required vaccinations before they check-in, because in a kennel setting, the health of one dog can affect the health of ot...

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