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My dog has seen her vet for coughing an gaging an was

Customer Question

My dog has seen her vet for coughing an gaging an was described a antibiotic but it wasn't effective.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The Veterinarian will know what you should do. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Hillary age 14
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Hillary?
Customer: The vet has seen her twice an is familiar with her medical conditions past an president
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hillary was born with pda an weighed 4 onces an was seen at angels memorial hospital Boston Mass .Hillary wasn't a candidate for surgery at that weight not until she was 5 lbs . However a year ago there was smoking involed in the home. At that time her Dr diagnosed Hillary with spots on her heart an was treated successfully. Hillays vet found no medical issues with her heart at this time.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hillary continues eat well an her bowels are normal an urination is normal.
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 9 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has she had these signs?

Is it a harsh or soft cough?

What antibiotic did her vet use?

What tests did they do?

Are her gums pink or pale/white?

Any change to her breathing?