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sick dog?

I have a chihuahua and she sounds congested and has dry heives, what to do?


Asked by Anonymous at 12:29 AM on Feb. 20, 2009 in Pets

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  • It could very well be kennel cough. Google it and there are some videos that show a dog with kennel cough and what it sounds like. Regardless of what it may be take him to the vet. very small dogs can get much sicker much faster than larger dogs.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:52 PM on Feb. 20, 2009

  • go see a vet

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:31 AM on Feb. 20, 2009

  • Yes, vet. Believe it or not dogs and cats also have allergies. And also catch colds...

    Answer by heavenschild99 at 12:34 AM on Feb. 20, 2009

  • Is it what they call the dog sneeze. Is it like sucking air in and making a strange noise. If so mainly small dogs have it. Because they are so close to the ground they are always sniffing up something. It is the dog equivalant of a sneeze. After all these years of small dogs I just learned that this year on tv. You can search on the internet and probably find something about it to see if it might be what your dog is doing.

    Answer by DAWN-10 at 2:04 AM on Feb. 20, 2009

  • its called a reverse sneeze and its very common in breeds such as chihuahua and other small dogs. Nothing too much to do about it but calm them down and make sure they are cool.. If it sounds like something other than that then take him to the vet. Sometimes they can also get collapsed tracheas.

    Answer by calliesmommie at 10:52 PM on Feb. 20, 2009

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