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She coughs or hacks like something is in her throat, but…

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She coughs or hacks...

She coughs or hacks like something is in her throat , but brings nothing up

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 and age?

Mocha 5 mon.

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

She is a toy Yorkshire, she does growls, in play

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hi.

Dr. Paul Brazzell here.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Has she been in contact with any other dogs in the past week- groomer, dog park, kennel?

Paul

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