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I have a shizue dog about a year and 4 months old. Last

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I have a shizue dog about a year and 4 months old. Last night she started coughing and got worse thur rhe night. She is eating and drinking but she is trying to get under chairs and stuff. She has not sleep all night
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr B replied 1 year ago.

This is DRB and I would be happy to help you with this. Has your dog been around any other dogs at all in the past 10 days? Has she passed other dogs on the street? Has she been to day care or a dog park? Or even just been aground any other dog at all?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We have one other dog but they they have not been out of the house
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The only thing that has been diffrent is i got her a seresto collor for fleas and we had an exterminator come spray. But the the dogs were not here when he sprayed and we stayed gone for 2 hours to allow to dry
Expert:  Dr B replied 1 year ago.

Ok, then that makes an infectious cause much less likely especially if your other dog has no symptoms and that makes a collapsing trachea or even possibly a congenital heart disease(Rare)much more the reason. The most common reason would be collapsing trachea though that does not occur in this breed quite that often. One other possible reason would be allergic airway disease. With any of these you will have to see your vet and have chest xrays done to get at the cause. And I would do that sooner rather than later. Can I answer any other questions?

Expert:  Dr B replied 1 year ago.

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