• Recently, my chiweenie has been wheezing, coughing and sounding like he cant breathe easily. I am pretty sure he has allergies and I am wondering what I can do for him to help alleviate his symptoms. Thank you!

    Hi Kaitlin,
    I recommend that you take him into see a veterinarian as soon as possible. The symptoms that you are describing are concerning. Difficulty breathing like you are describing is seldom due to just allergies. There can be other more serious causes for this including an upper respiratory infection or even pneumonia and heart disease. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause of his symptoms after they have examined him. They may recommend some lab tests and/or x-rays to help diagnose or rule out certain diseases. The treatment that he needs will depend on the underlying cause and severity of his illness.


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