Coughing dog? Now what?

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By Dr. Ernie Ward, Veterinarian

  Buffy’s owners had been up all night. Their 10-year old toy poodle had been hacking, wheezing and coughing incessantly, and the couple’s bleary eyes and ashen pallor told me they were spent. As I examined their croupy canine, they recalled how a soft gurgle in Buffy’s throat had turned into a gusher of gasping over the past couple of weeks. They’d tried everything: raw garlic and honey, coconut oil and a humidifier. The cough seemed to lessen at first, but worsened dramatically over the past three or four days.

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