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It does appear that her nasal passages are becoming inflamed most likely due to an allergic reaction as opposed to an infection. Many Brachycephalic like Zoe dogs will have this type of trouble and there are ways to help her such as giving her Benadryl at 1 mg per pound every 12 hrs when she is having an episode. There is also a chance that there could be a sinus infection that is very difficult to treat because the antibiotics cannot get into the sinuses well enough to kill off the organisms. Steroid treatment was useful but only works short term. A baby nebulizer available at the pharmacy may help Zoe past this also.
Try the Benadryl which may work better than the Claritin and see if that will help sweet Zoe. If it does not, further diagnostics should be performed such as xrays and other testing to rule out other issues such as a collapsing trachea and adhesions in her nasal cavity.
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