HONK-Wheeze: What Is a Reverse Sneeze?

Pet Allergy -- Dog Sneezing

Have you ever been sitting enjoying some quality time with your dog when they let out a weird, honking noise and appear to be struggling to breathe? 

This scary phenomenon is called inspiratory paroxysmal respiration, also known as the reverse sneeze. While it seems like something for dog owners to worry about, in most cases it is a common condition that occurs without serious repercussions in dogs

While most reverse sneezes are completely harmless, there are some cases where it could be a sign of something more. The team at Parkside Animal Hospital is here to help you understand more about the reverse sneeze and what it means: 

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The Never-ending Itch: Allergies in Pets

Most of us who suffer from allergies rue the seasonal change when the pollen is high and everything is blooming. While beautiful, the misery of seasonal allergies can be felt with constant sneezing, itching, watery eyes, headaches, and so forth. Your pet may be feeling the change in the weather, too, with their own reactions to allergens.

Allergies in pets are a common problem The team Parkside Animal Hospital is here to help explain this common condition in pets and what you can do to help ease the itch.

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