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Well last day or so my doberman has been coughing almost sound

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Well for the last day or so my doberman has been coughing almost sounds like she is choking it sounds almost like a human cough actually I'm going to take her to the vet but I would like to avoid the emergency fee if poss as tomorow is sun I just don't want to put her at risk if we wait till Monday ???? any advice is there anything I may give her that will ease her cough and make her more at restand comfortable till Monday or would you advise taking her in now
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 years ago.
Welcome and thanks for asking your question. I am sorry the expert you requested is not available. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am happy to answer your question today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.
1- Is she eating and drinking?
2- Any nasal discharge?
3- Any pre existing medical conditions?
4- Has she been in an area with unfamiliar dogs like in a kennel, groomer, dog park, etc. in the last week or so?
5- Is she lethargic?
There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.