Q. My dog has been starting dry coughing and retching. He is eating and drinking normally. He did get is nails cut at a local groomer a few days before

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A. It sounds a bit like kennel cough. Unfortunately the groomers would be a likely place he could have contracted it if he he was in contact with an infected dog. The good news it that it's not typically serious but your vet should see him to confirm this is the problem and help win treatment.

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