Why is my dog sneezing?
Original Question: What could be causing my dog to sneeze? - Anonymous
Most dogs sneeze when they inhale irritating stimuli: dust, pollen, or aromas from perfumes and household products. Sneezing can also result from respiratory infections or foreign bodies in the nasal cavity. Dogs sometimes sneeze when excited, playful, or experiencing sudden temperature changes. Certain dogs, especially from brachycephalic breeds like pugs and Pekingese, sneeze more often due to their muzzle and throat structures.
Occasional sneezing is usually not a concern. Frequent sneezing may point to potential health problems, especially if accompanied by other symptoms:
- Nasal discharge
Consult your vet right away if you notice these or other unusual signs.
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