In the world of animal shelters, a simple cough or cold is deadly to animals, not because the illness is life threatening, but because that is a justification to kill animals. Any type of upper respiratory ailment can spread through a kennel quickly, and those animals that show signs are often destroyed as a preventative measure.
Brim has kennel cough, a relatively benign illness that is easily treated, and more often than not in an otherwise healthy animal, will resolve on its own. He needs out of the shelter now before he is put down so that he does not infect others.
Brim has been at the shelter since March 26, 2016, a relatively short period of time. But his rescue is critical if his life is to be saved.
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