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My 1 1/2 yr old morkies nose is running pretty good its warm

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My 1 1/2 yr old morkies nose is running pretty good its warm and he keeps having these wheezing breathing fits every once in a while. Its been going on for 2 days or so now
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Bodhi
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?
Customer: No
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 2 months ago.

Hi, i`m Richard, a Veterinarian from the UK. Hopefully I can help today.

Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 2 months ago.

Does Bodhi have any sign of a cough?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.

No

Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 2 months ago.

Have you seen any blood from his nose?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.

None

Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 2 months ago.

How is he in himself? Bright and eating ok?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.

He s stillbfollowing me around tge house and id say hes just a lil lethargic not overly though kind of mopy if ya know what i mean ... Pathetic a 'll il bit. It just seems he doesn't feel good i just don't know why?

Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 2 months ago.

I suspect he may be fighting off an upper respiratory tract infection. These are often viral infections but can be bacterial. If he is generally well in himself and is a young, fit dog, he should fight off a mild infection without issue and the signs should be self limiting. However if he is not showing significant improvement after 5 days, or if he develops further signs such as a cough, reduced appetite or lethargy, I would recommend having him checked over by your vet as he may benefit from a course of antibiotics and/or decongestant therapy. If he seems congested, one thing you can do at home is take him into the bathroom when you shower etc. The steam can help really loosen any mucus build up in his airways and help him clear it more effectively.

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Richard

Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 2 months ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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