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Reverse sneeze.

Species: Dog
Breed: yorkie
Age: 2-5 years
My dog started making a weird nosie that sounds kind of like a pig but that seems to be the only thing worng i dont know if somthing is stuck in her throat or not but she stops in then starts back up again out of random.


Online vet, Dr. Marie

Dr. Marie replied:

Sounds like what you are describing may be a reverse sneeze. Here are some examples of reverse sneezing for you:







If that's what your dog is doing then there is nothing to worry about. Reverse sneezing can be frightening to watch but it is not harmful to the dog. Unfortunately there is nothing that can be done about it though.

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