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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My Shiba Inu snorts daily

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I have a new shiba inu and love her very much. Her name isXXXXX as she is a white/cream colored inu with red tips on her ears and tail.

I have a concern, it is normal for inus to snort, or seem to have allergy attacks, at times during the day, sometimes brought on by her drinking water too quickly, or always when she wakes and gets up in the morning? is this something that is common to this breed……

signed, wondering and concerned.

Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Whitehead replied 7 years ago.

Is she coughing? Does she appear to be itching a lot? Any other things you are noticing that you think are abnormal?