Nat

by Natalie
(Australia)

my jack russell is 15 years old and has started coughing non stop vet has diagnosed him with asthma but we hate giving him steroids all the time can anyone suggest anything else

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Jack Russell asthma
by: Brenda

Our Jack had some breathing issues secondary to asthma. From what I researched, a daily steroid seemed to be the best option. Make sure you are keeping your home smoke free and do lots of vacuuming do reduce pet dander/dust/mites because these things can all trigger an attack. Make sure your vet has checked for all other things like heart issues (because sometimes a cough can signal this). We give our dog honey off a spoon to help sooth the airwaves and yogurt on top of her food to increase good bacteria in her body.

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