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My dog is coughing as if to clear something that is stuck in

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My dog is coughing as if to clear something that is stuck in her throat. She is eating grass and is salivating. Should I be concerned and is there something I can do to help her?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 8 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has she had this cough?

Can she eat or drink and keep food/water down?

Has she potentially chewed or eaten anything that could be stuck?

Are her gums pink or pale/white?
Can you take a breathing rate for me (just count her breaths for 10 seconds + multiply that by 6)?