Echinecea and vitamin C are both safe to give to dogs and I would recommend about 14th of the adult human dose on the label. If your dog is under stress it could indicate low levels of vitamin C but its difficult to definitively determine. This presents as diarrhea gas and abdominal pain.
Use a harness and not a collar when walking a dog with kennel cough. The most common side effect of giving vitamin C overdose is irritable bowel syndrome. It can be injected used as a nasal mist or taken orally.
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient. The dosage will vary depending on your dogs size but conventional wisdom suggests about 12 to 25 drops about three times a day when signs of acute sudden illness present themselves. Vets recommend kennel cough vaccines.
Immune system support is also important when Kennel Cough occurs. Unfortunately while the vitamin C and Echinacea did help a lot with Abbys cough I wanted it completely gone by the time we went back to the vet in a couple of days. How Much Vitamin C Can You Give Your Dog.
Since vitamin C is water soluble you cannot actually overdose a dog with vitamin C because excessive amount is excreted through the kidney. Is it ok to give her 2 teaspoons of robotusin honey and 500 mg vitamin c. My dog has kennel cough.