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Tuesday 22nd of January 2019


General information on Bronchitis

A persistent cough for several weeks or months suggests the possibility of chronic bronchitis. This problem tends to affect adult dogs of the smaller breeds. The harsh, dry cough may or may not be productive and is worse with exercise and excitement. Many cases of chronic bronchitis begin as another respiratory infection such as kennel cough.

Symptoms of Bronchitis

The symptoms of Chronic Bronchitis are a persistent harsh, dry cough. Coughing episodes may end with retching and exptoration of foamy saliva. Low-grade fever is common.

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Treatments for Bronchitis

Elminate atmospheric pollutants such as dust and cigarette smoke. Minimize stress, fatigue, and excitement. Bronchodilators help to facilitate breathing and reduce respiratory fatigue. Mild tranquilizers and cough suppressants are indicated for a tiring cough. Although complete recovery is unlikely, most dogs that are well cared for can live comfortably for many years.

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Bronchitis experience by - Marley
Belton, Texas

I lost my Pomeranian today due to bronchitis. He was taken to the vet with a horrible cough two weeks ago and put on antibiotics and steriods. Marley did improve but then took a turn for the worse. He had a horrible cough, out of breath when walking across the room, very poor appetite and fluid intake very poor. I waited a few days before taking Marley to the Vet and to think that it may could have been prevented his death sickens me. My family watched Marley struggle for breath from something as easy as walking a few feet. Please, if you notice a cough in your loving pet, don't wait! Take it to the vet as soon as you notice any changes. RIP Marley :(
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