Q. What is chronic rhinoplasty in dogs?

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A. If you mean "rhinitis", that is an inflammation of the nasal passages characterized by a persistent nasal discharge. The "chronic" designation is used when the condition fails to respond to conventional treatments. A rhinoplasty is, in laymen's terms, a nose job. This procedure is typically performed in dogs with obstructive airway disease. The breeds with "pushed in" faces such as Pugs or Bulldogs are the most common breeds to undergo this procedure..

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