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
  • Wheezing
  • Coughing
  • Exercise intolerance (especially in older dogs)

Published by AmberLDrake

Dr. Drake is an award-winning author and well-known cancer specialist in her field. She is best known for her extensive research on canine cancer prevention and nutrition, her dedication to help dogs live a long, happy life, and for teaching veterinary medicine. As the CEO of Canine Companions Co., the Founder of Drake Dog Cancer Foundation and Academy, and the Co-Founder of Preferable Pups, in addition to being a respected figure in the dog world, she has earned the respect of thousands of dog lovers worldwide.