Does your dog snotter and sniff ?
No reason to panic, because maybe he’s just a little cold. But in some cases there is more to it. What should you pay attention to if your dog sneezes regularly and how do you best deal with the problem ? Read on and you’ll find out immediately !
Cold in dogs
If your dog regularly sneezes and coughs as if something is stuck in his throat, he may suffer from so-called kennel cough. Such a cold usually goes away again, but you can make your dog as pleasant as possible by :
– give him sufficient drinking water,
– to keep your house dust and smoke free,
– and less long walks with him. A lot of rest is the message!
Does the sneeze and cough persist ? Do not hesitate to go to the vet with your dog, because the cause may be more serious than you thought.
Fungus in the nose
Sometimes sneezing dogs because they suffer from nasal fungus. Fungus in the nose mainly occurs in dogs with a long snout, but occasionally happens too
dogs with a short snout. These are the main symptoms :
– Your dog is acting slow.
– Your dog eats less or does not want to eat from his food bowl.
– Your dog does not want you to touch his nose.
– Your dog suffers from a running nose or nosebleeds.
Immediately go to the vet with your dog if you suspect that it has nasal fungus. This is a particularly painful condition that does not automatically heal without medication. In some cases, even an operation is required.
Your dog sneezes: is there something in his nose ?
Dogs are curious animals that sniff everything that crosses their path. It is therefore not surprising that insects, miniscule objects, grasses, etc., occasionally end up in their noses, resulting in many geniuses. In such cases, always have your dog examined by a veterinarian, because sometimes surgical removal is necessary.