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Experience:  16 years of small animal internal medicine, surgery and preventive medicine.
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My dog has a dry cough. Can I given him robatusin DM, His

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my dog has a dry cough. Can I given him robatusin DM
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The Veterinarian will know what you should do. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: His name is ***** ***** his around 12 years. He started the cough when he got excited to go out side. He calmed down and it stopped, but today, he was just sitting in his chair. It's a dry cough.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Smokie?
Customer: When I call his name, he stops
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 8 months ago.

Hi, I'm Dr. Peter. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 8 months ago.

1- How much does he weigh?

2- Is he on any medications?

3- Any pre existing medical conditions?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Smokie is about 20 pounds and is not on any type of medications. He has no pre existing medical conditions.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Do not want to call
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Why have you taking out another $15 out of my account with my permission?
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 8 months ago.

In response to your question, you can give him Robitussin DM (cough) 1/2 teaspoon every 6-8 hours. Do not give sugar-free. It is important to remember that a cough could be a sign of a respiratory infection, underlying heart disease, etc. I would also recommend a hands-on examination with your family veterinarian.

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Dr. Peter