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Whatkind of otc can I give my dog to help break up the

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Whatkind of otc can I give my dog to help break up the mucus. Can't her to the vet til tomorrow

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your dog?

She is not breathing very well as I had talked to the vet yesterday. Possible upper respiratory infection. Doing the warm water steam

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 11 months ago

Can you share a video of what you're hearing with the mucus?

How often are you doing the steam therapy?

What medications are being used?

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