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Hi! My dog (German Shepherd...
Hi! My dog (German Shepherd mix) is about 7 and has always had an appetite. The last week or so he hasn't been eating well. Like hardly at all. He's drinking plenty of water but just not eating. He has a kind of wheeze going on as well as what o can discribe as a cough. All of which isn't normal of him. I've even made him food thinking he didn't like the dog food we have. I'm worried about him but don't know of this needs to be seen by a vet.
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 6 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 6 months ago

Have there been any changes to the diet? New food, including a change of flavors or protein source within the same brand? New treats? Bones? Has any human food been fed? Torn up toys or trash? Stressful changes to the environment?

Any vomitng or diarrhea?

Can you share a video of the coughing? If not, does it look and sound like any of these?

Cardiac cough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nv02RYW2TfY

Kennel cough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZusGtj3NxcU

Collapsing trachea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=042OsjZ5Hvs

Reverse sneezing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UyBrb0Hhpk

Laryngeal paralysis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsv5o3pP00E

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