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Q. My daushund is 14 years old and he has a constant cough or a breathing problem. The vet has ruled out kennel cough it's like he can't breathe.

Answered By
PAULA SIMONS

A. In small dogs a collapsing trachea is a very probable cause of coughing. This can be ruled out with x-rays. Heart disease is a common cause too. Have your dog thoroughly examined by your vet and have them perform diagnostics like an x-ray. This will help determine the cause of the cough and from there they can treat it appropriately.


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