Asthma in dogs is a condition that causes a dog to have difficulty breathing. It can be brought on by a number of things, including allergies, environmental factors and even stress. If your dog has asthma, he will experience coughing, wheezing and difficulty breathing when he tries to exhale.
Asthma in Dogs
The most common symptom of asthma in dogs is coughing when they try to breathe out. If you notice this behavior and it persists for more than two weeks or so, it could be an indicator that your dog has asthma. Other symptoms include:
- Difficulty breathing
- Exercise intolerance (especially in older dogs)