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There are some home remedies that can help reduce the cough and give relief until you are able to return to your vet for stronger medication to control the cough
1.) The steam of the shower when the cough is severe or constant and is the most effective treatment
2.) A little honey three times daily can help soothe the lungs and trachea
3.) If you have a humidifier or nebulizer that would also be wonderful to use in this situation
Unfortunately I prefer to avoid cough suppressants because when suppressing a cough if there is phlegm or buildup and lead to bronchitis or even pneumonia if the material is not coughed up so this is not something I tend to administer. And in a dog Fuzzy's size it can have side effects that can be harmful to him so I don't advise this route
I hope this information makes sense but please let me know if I can be of any further assistance to you both. I hope this cough is controlled soon
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Good morning, I am glad to see you were able to view my responses earlier this week. How is your Fuzzy doing? I would love an update when you are able
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