Behavior Problems Solved!Jack Russell book cover
The Complete Jack Russell Training Solution Is Here

If you want to learn more about training and controlling your Jack Russell, my ebook is bound to save you hours of training trial and error and relieve a lot of stress from the process:  The Jack Russell Lover's Ultimate Guide to Training  comes complete with a full chapter on mix breeds. 

My Jack Rusell Terrier is Making Hacking, Huffing, and Puffing Noise.

by Jill

My Jack Russell terrier would have episodes of hacking,huffing,puffing, and breathing heavily. Why is she doing this? She is 7-8 years old. It happens frequently now. Is she having breathing problems?

Comments for My Jack Rusell Terrier is Making Hacking, Huffing, and Puffing Noise.

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Sep 30, 2012
Jack huffing and puffing
by: James

Hmmm, it sounds like it could be an upper respiratory infection/kennel cough (usually caught from being exposed to other dogs that have it) in which case you should take your Jack into the vet. You could also see about giving him some benedryl to help with the symptoms (check with your vet about dosage). It could also be from an allergic reaction to something.

It also could be what's called a reverse sneeze. A reverse sneeze is a huffing puffing sound that can last for just a little bit of time or for longer and can happen infrequently or frequently. That is usually harmless.

Hope your Jack is ok!!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jack Russell Questions and Answers Forum.