Why is my dog sneezing and runny nose?

Table of contents:

  1. Why is my dog sneezing and runny nose?
  2. What do I do if my dog is sneezing blood?
  3. Why is my dog sneezing out blood clots?
  4. Why is my dog wheezing and sneezing?
  5. What are signs my dog had a stroke?

Why is my dog sneezing and runny nose?

Just like people, dogs can be allergic to pollens, foods, drugs, mites, spores, and chemicals. They can even be allergic to human dander (our shed skin). A dog's allergy symptoms don't stop at a runny nose; they can also include sneezing, coughing, itchiness, nosebleeds, eye discharge, and breathing problems.

What do I do if my dog is sneezing blood?

But when your dog is sneezing blood, it's time to have them checked for an underlying cause, such as debris like grass awns or foxtails stuck in their snout. Fungal diseases, bacterial infections or even nasal tumors are all possible causes of bloody noses as well.

Why is my dog sneezing out blood clots?

There are several reasons as to why your dog is sneezing blood. It could be an allergy, infection, or even a foreign body that was breathed into your dog's nose and has been trapped inside. Dogs noses don’t bleed easily, so it is something that needs prompt attention.

Why is my dog wheezing and sneezing?

Infections. Upper respiratory tract infections are similar to a cold or flu in humans and can cause wheezing in dogs. The symptoms of these infections usually include coughing, sneezing, difficulty breathing (including wheezing), and low exercise tolerance.

What are signs my dog had a stroke?

One of the most common symptoms is sudden loss of balance. Your dog may be unable to stand, lean to the side, or seek out a wall or person to lean on. As the stroke affects your dog's brain, it interferes with the ability to stay upright. Take a loss of balance very seriously and contact a veterinarian immediately.