Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Coughing, maybe seizurere
I have a 12 year old dauschound.  She in the past seldom coughs or acts like she is choking.  It is happening more frequent now.  She was coughing so much this morning she fell off the bed in a coughing (maybe seizure) situation.  Got up and acted like nothing happened except coughing.

Appetite is fine. Energy still fine.  Just this series of (sounds like dry coughing).  Any words of expertise.  She is my best friend....
Cancel
2 Answers
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
1388999 tn?1370046414
Bren I would get her to the Vet as she might need to get medication to keep this problem under control ! she is not getting any younger  like me lol.So please get her looked at and find out what is wrong.
Hope she will be ok.Let me know.
Comment
Cancel
1388999 tn?1370046414
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
462827 tn?1333172552
Diagnosing A Cough:

* A deep dry hacking cough made worse by exercise or excitement is a sign of Kennel
  Cough.
* A moist, bubbling cough indicates fluid in the lungs and suggests Pneumonia.
* A high, weak gagging cough, followed by swallowing & licking lips, is a sore throat or
  Tonsillitis.
* A spasm of prolonged coughing that occurs at night or early morning, or while lying on
  the sternum suggests Heart Disease.
* A "Goose Honk" Cough in a Toy Breed indicates a Collapsing Trachea.

All of these Coughs are treatable ......(Some are Curable).....In the case of Heart Disease, heart medications work wonders and are NOT expensive......Because your Doxie is a Senior, I wouldn't wait any longer....Get her to a Vet ASAP to get her cough under control.....She needs to be diagnosed, so proper treatment can begin......Good luck and please let us know how she is.....Karla

Comment
Cancel
462827 tn?1333172552
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Dogs Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Dogs Answerers
675347 tn?1365464245
Blank
United Kingdom
974371 tn?1424656729
Blank
Central Valley, CA
441382 tn?1452814169
Blank
Palacios, TX
1916673 tn?1420236870
Blank
Blackpool, United Kingdom
10821430 tn?1439584483
Blank
Klamath Falls, OR
612551 tn?1450025775
Blank