In most cases, if the mucus or foreign matter in the nasal passages is removed, these reflexes will stop. There are no particular drugs that will stop these reflexes. However, if these reflexes are the result of another medical condition, that particular medical condition can be treated. In many cases an antihistamine or a decongestant will effectively reduce the dog's involuntary reflexes.
Living and Management
Close contact with other animals should be avoided while your dog is being treated. For best results it is important to follow the entire course of treatment prescribed by your veterinarian.
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A type of slime that is made up of certain salts, cells, or leukocytes
The voice box; this is one part of the respiratory system
The digestive tract containing the stomach and intestine