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My puppy gags a lot and he doesn't really cough just gags

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My puppy gags a lot and he doesn't really cough just gags and sneezes. He breathes weird kinda like he has hiccups and when he gags his breath smells bad. I adopted him on August 1st from the shelter but he seemed fine when he came home with me just a little nervous he is only 4 months old
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Lisa replied 2 months ago.

Hi there. My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help you with your question today. Just like an in person consult, I have a few questions of my own to help ensure I give you the best advice possible.....

Has Dexter had any changes in food, treats or people food?

How long has he been doing this?

How is he acting otherwise?

Does this seem to happen more often at any time of the day or is it random?

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