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Old 02-20-2013, 07:18 PM
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This morning junior kept coughing and bringing up clear fluid. I have him tea and he promptly coughed that up it lasted for about half hour. Then I got him playing and it stopped. Should I take him to the vets ?


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What kind of tea are you giving him? Clear fluid? Has he ate anything?
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:37 PM
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Tea with milk. He is eating well and playing. All his usual self


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I would not give tea with milk. Dogs are lactose intolerant and tea has stimulants in it that aren't good for dogs, caffeine, etc.

I would watch him and if he coughs again, I'd take him in. He may have picked up a virus.
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I never heard of giving tea to a dog. How old is he? Are you sure it's not reverse sneezing? Chi do that.
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Thanks very much I hate seeing him struggle.


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Was the fluid frothy? Was it totally clear, or did it have a slight yellow tinge?
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I've always had big dogs and they have had a cuppa for breakfast. This is my first small dog and I love him to bits. He is 4 months old
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