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Joan, Vet Tech
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  Vet Tech for over 35+ years working w/Dogs/Rescues
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I'm puppy sitting an 11 week old french bulldog for the

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Hello, I'm puppy sitting an 11 week old french bulldog for the weekend. I'm experienced at having dogs, but this little guy seems to have a hard time breathing. ...
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the French bulldog?
Customer: He's blowing snot from his nose in the morning and just now seemed to be having trouble breathing. she just took him to the vet 2 days ago before dropping him off and he's cleared
JA: What is the French bulldog's name?
Customer: her vet thinking allergies i think anything i can give him to clear him up? Bosco
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Bosco?
Customer: He was the runt of his litter but seems healthy to me
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Joan replied 2 months ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 35+ years. I am sorry to hear the luttle one is having problems.

I can make a couple of suggestions that may help.

You can try some Pedilatric Saline drops called Little Noses. Place on drop in each nostril 3 times a day. This will help with the congestion. As far as for the allergies. You can try one of two over the counter medications. Chlor-trimeton can be given 2-4mgs every 12 hours or you can give 1 mg per pound of body weight of Plain Benedryl every 8 hours. They both may make the dog a little sleepy, but if allergies will help. Please hit reply to discuss thisinformation.