Kennel cough remedy for dogs

This time of year we all gets colds or coughs from the dryness in our environment. With our pets it can be a challenge; 

Here is a few tips to help in those times of need

Honey – this is another dog-friendly home remedy for kennel cough.  It gives your pet a relief from the nasal discharge that comes with the kennel cough, and is a very sweet treat for your dog to enjoy. One tablespoon of honey twice a day should work for your dog and heal his kennel cough. Also, be sure to feed him raw honey, not ones with preservatives and artificial flavorings.

Cinnamon – this is another good food supplement for your dog to be healed of kennel cough. You can sprinkle cinnamon over your dog’s food or daily meals. Cinnamon has antiviral properties which can heal your dog faster.

Coconut Oil – as coconut products are being the fad these days when it comes to home remedies and natural healing, coconut oil is no exception, even for dogs. As Kennel cough is like the common cold in people, there is no vaccine to prevent it, in dogs it is called Bordetella virus, coconut oil has a good formula for exterminating it, because it is also antiviral like cinnamon. You can either pour it down his bowl of food or have him directly get spoonfuls of it. Dosage  is  start with 1 tablespoon  (for a 55lbs dog, work up to 2 tablespoon per day) 

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Fed regularly to pets, coconut oil may have multiple benefits:

Skin Conditions

Clears up skin conditions such as eczema, flea allergies, dermatitis, and itchy skin

Reduces allergic reactions and improves skin health

Makes coats become sleek and glossy, and deodorizes doggy odor

Prevents and treats yeast and fungal infections, including Candida

Disinfects cuts and promotes wound healing

Applied topically, promotes the healing of cuts, wounds, hot spots, dry skin and hair, bites and stings


Improves digestion and nutrient absorption

Aids healing of digestive disorders like inflammatory bowel syndrome and colitis

Reduces or eliminates bad breath in dogs

Aids in elimination of hairballs and coughing

Immune System, Metabolic Function, Bone Health

Contains powerful antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-fungal agents that prevent infection and disease

Regulates and balance insulin and promotes normal thyroid function

Helps prevent or control diabetes

Helps reduce weight, increases energy

Your dog will love the fragrant smell and aroma of coco oil.  I also use coconut oil on cracked paws, and as a daily supplement  To help ward off fleas, both get brushed with coconut oil every few weeks, especially in summer For any dry skin or skin issues, we use coconut oil (or honey) on the skin as needed** Nursing puppies get coconut oil added to first foods when they start eating

These home remedies for kennel cough do work so give them a try when the need arises.