• Goldie has been having this dry hacking cough since yesterday. It is getting worse. There is also some sneezing.

    Hi Patricia,
    I recommend that you take Goldie into see a veterinarian as soon as possible. The cough that you are describing can be caused by a few different things including an upper respiratory infection, allergies, or something more severe like heart disease or pneumonia. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause of the symptoms after they have examined Goldie. They may recommend some lab tests and/or x-rays to help diagnose or rule out certain diseases. The treatment needed will depend on the underlying cause and severity of the symptoms.

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