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He's been coughing for a month n my husband been taking him…

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He's been coughing for...

He's been coughing for a month n my husband been taking him to the doc but he's not getting better n he has bad dandruff n he's 14 yrs old

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The Expert will know what you should do. What is the dog's name?

Max

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Max?

They say he has asthma n allergies

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Alleyne, Dog Veterinarian replied 6 months ago
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Hello my name is***** and I am a licensed veterinarian with over 9 years of experience. I am hoping to help you with your pet today. Since I can’t physically exam your pet, I may need to respond with several follow up questions so I can best help you. Remember there is no limit on how many questions you can ask to in order to clarify any information I have provided regarding your pet. I just have a few initial questions to ask to gather some more information if you don’t mind? How long has this been going on for? What medications has he been on already?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
He bein a month with the cough dandruff like 3 yrs he bein in predispone n antibiotics n eye drops
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Alleyne, Dog Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

Okay thanks for the additional information. Has he had any x-rays done of his chest? Any history of a heart condition? In addition to asthma other common causes for coughing in a older dog is heart disease. What type of dog is he?

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