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HE IS NOT EATING HIS DRY OR WET FOOD OR ANY TREATS..JUST GOT

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HE IS NOT EATING HIS DRY OR WET FOOD OR ANY TREATS..JUST GOT HIM TO EAT ICE CREAM THIS MORNING..HE IS NOT HIMSELF.AND IF HE BARKS HE COUGHS AFTER, LIKE SOMETHING MIGHT BE IN HIS THROAT??
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?
Customer: SCHZAUZER..28ILS MALE 11 YEARS OLD
JA: Maybe I'm confused. I thought you had a problem with a pet. Is that correct?
Customer: HA YES
JA: Coughing can be worrying. The Veterinarian will know what you should do. What is the's name?
Customer: OBI
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about OBI?
Customer: HE JUST HAD SURGEY FOR BLADDER STONES 5 WEEKS AGO AND HAS NOT BEEN HIMSELF MUCH SINCE
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 4 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 4 months ago.

1) When was full panel blood work last run?
2) Any vomiting or diarrhea?
3) Any past GI concerns?
4) Was his diet changed at the time of the surgery?

The coughing that you're hearing. Does it look like any of these?

Cardiac cough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nv02RYW2TfY

Kennel cough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZusGtj3NxcU

Collapsing trachea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=042OsjZ5Hvs

Reverse sneezing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UyBrb0Hhpk

Laryngeal paralysis: http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=075DT9lUWOk