August 7, 2011 • 12:04 am
Coughing is one of those symptoms that can be the result of many different problems. Some are relatively harmless and easy to treat, while other causes can be very serious. So with the potential for a serious problem, it’s vital to take coughing very seriously.
Read more at suite101: Why is My Dog Coughing?
Filed under: Coughing, Symptoms
Collapsing trachea is a common syndrome in middle-aged and elderly small dogs. In the syndrome, the structures that support the wind pipe, or trachea, weaken. This causes the trachea to narrow during the course of respiration, leading to irritation of the wind pipe and coughing.
Filed under: Collapsing trachea, Coughing