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She is caughing just like this article reads about the three year old jap chin

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Coughing can be worrying. The Expert will know what you should do. What is the dog's name?

Merida she is a Japanese chin she weighs 12.5 lbs

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Merida?

I believe it is kennel cough from reading your article and would like to give her some Robitussin but don't know how much she can have

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I am sorry to hear you are worried about Merida coughing. A sudden cough, in a young dog, could be kennel cough. If it is, she may need to get antibiotics from your veterinarian.

You can give Robitussin for the coughing but only the DM formula, no other form of Robitussin. You can give 1/8th to 1/4th teaspoon up to 3 times daily.

Please let me know if this is helpful, how she is doing and what other questions I can answer.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I have not heard from you; how is Meridia doing? Please let me know if my answer was helpful and if you have other questions.

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