Category: respiratory problems

Sneezing Dogs

All dogs, like people, sneeze sometimes – this is completely normal and should not cause you any concern. However, if your dog cannot stop …

Lungworms In Dogs (Oslerus Osleri)

There are several species of worms that can infect the airways of dogs and these are termed lungworms. One of these, Oslerus osleri (previously …

Lungworms In Dogs (Angiostrongylus)

Referring to Angiostrongylus vasorum as a lungworm is quite misleading. Although the early stages of the parasite do affect the lungs …

Laryngeal Paralysis

Laryngeal paralysis causes respiratory (breathing) noise and exercise intolerance in medium and large breeds of dogs. The disease is very slowly …

Coupage For Dogs

If you think your pet has a respiratory condition that might benefit from coupage, seek advice as soon as possible from your veterinary surgeon …

Coughing In Dogs

It is not uncommon for dogs to cough occasionally. However, if your pet is coughing frequently or has persistent episodes of coughing then you …

Collapsing Trachea

If you have a small dog that coughs every time it gets excited or pulls on its lead it may be suffering from tracheal collapse. Tracheal collapse …

Brachycephalic upper airway obstruction syndrome (BUAOS)

If you are considering buying, or already own, a dog with a short nose such as a Pug, Boston terrier, Pekingese or Bulldog then you need to be …

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