Q. My 14 year old Border Collie is eating well, shows lots of energy, goes on 2 walks a day. Has developed a dry cough. Almost like something stuck .

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A. A dry hacking noise is often a associated with kennel cough (unless something is actually stuck). It is a dry hack usually repeated several times on a row. It's transmitted through close contact (nasal secretions) so if your dog has been in contact with other dogs this is likely the cause. I would recommend a check up to confirm. The vet will likely give you some meds

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