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  • My five-month-old golden doodle has been snoring more and he sounds like he snores when he is awake too. He was in a pet hotel a week ago, so I was wondering if this is seasonal allergies or kennel cough? He's had all of his shots, is not coughing, and is also in the process of losing his baby teeth. Thanks for any help!

    I would recommend you schedule a check-up with your vet just to make sure everything is okay. If you can, take a phone video of an “episode” so the doctor can see what you are describing.

    Your puppy is a little young for allergies, which are usually expressed as skin and ear issues in dogs. Kennel cough usually causes a cough. You could be seeing what is called a reverse sneeze, which is more common in small than medium and large dogs. It’s always a good idea to check in with the vet when you notice any changes with your pet. Good luck!


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