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Welcome! Thanks for asking your question. I am sorry to learn Wynnie is coughing. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian and I will be assisting you today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.
1- How long has this been going on?
2- Any pre existing medical conditions?
3- How long since the last time she was examined by her veterinarian?
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Friend, I know this must worry you. But, there are many different types of medical conditions that would cause Wynnie to cough, not all are bad; most very treatable. Though she has been vaccinated for the flu there are many other viruses and bacteria that can cause a respiratory infection that we don't vaccinate against, so it is possible she has a bug. Other possible causes are airway disorders and even an underlying heart disease. Unfortunately, on history only it will be difficult for me to determine the exact underlying cause. I would recommend a hands-examination with your family veterinarian to auscultate her heart and lungs to make sure everything is clear. In the meantime, you can start her on Robitussin DM (cough) 1 teaspoon every 6-8 hours. You can buy Robitussin DM (cough) over the counter in any pharmacy. Do Not buy sugar-free.
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