Bacterial pneumonia in dogs and cats

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Bacterial pneumonia is a common clinical diagnosis in dogs but seems to occur less commonly in cats. Underlying causes include viral infection, aspiration injury, and foreign body inhalation. Identification of the organisms involved in disease, appropriate use of antibiotics and adjunct therapy, and control of risk factors for pneumonia improve management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)143-159
Number of pages17
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014


  • Bacterial pneumonia
  • Canine
  • Feline
  • Lower airway disease
  • Lower respiratory tract infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Small Animals


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