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I have a working cocker, he has been coughing up foam. It

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I have a working cocker, he has been coughing up white foam. It happened a week ago then stopped. Now its come back again. I did mention this to a vet last week. It was syggested he may have slight kennel cough even though he's had the necessary innoculations.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: He is also trying to cough, problem is I cant hear very well, so not sure what kind of cough it is
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 1 year ago.

Hi, this is Dr. Gabby. How often is he coughing up the white foam? Is he coughing it up or vomiting/retching it up? If you squeeze up and down his windpipe(trachea) does that make him cough? Kennel cough usually causes tracheal inflammation and squeezing the trachea can make them cough.