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Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
Category: Vet
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Experience:  BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }
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We have an 15 year old male yorky pedigree who has developed

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we have an 15 year old male yorky pedigree who has developed a cough over the last 6 months when he drinks water he coughs for about 2 minutes its although the water has gone down the wrong way I took him to his vet who gave him tablets name starting with p but it didn't make any difference they said his heart was good 90 percent of his lungs were ok the other 10 per cent was crackly I know yorkies have a problem with their windpipe can you suggest anything to help this situation thanks mr Robert Mathieson
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

Did Scout's vet xray his chest and throat?

Was the medication Prednisone/Prednisolone?

Does he cough when excited?

Is it harsh or soft?