my dog has a cold??

(5 Posts)
cbigs Tue 14-Jun-16 07:38:11

My 11 yr old sheltie seems to have a cold... Snotty , sniffing really freaking loud snoring more at night, bit sorry for himself, less appetite . Online it says yes this happens just treat them like you would a human basically . confused I think cos he's old I'm just a bit worried has anyone else had this ? Does it just go? blush in my life I've never seen or heard of a dog with a cold ...

Cunties Tue 14-Jun-16 07:41:58

My pug had laryngitis once. Quietest two weeks of her and my neighbours life grin

SexLubeAndAFishSlice Tue 14-Jun-16 07:59:47

I know someone with 2 staffies who both had colds, their owners gave them Benylin! I probably wouldn't do that though. Not sure what you should do for a dog with a cold confused

sparechange Tue 14-Jun-16 08:06:40

Could it be hayfever? My lab gets it and has the same symptoms as me. She gets the same medication as me every morning to deal with it now

cbigs Tue 14-Jun-16 10:08:29

I guess it could be but he's never had this before in 11 years so hay fever seems unlikely . He's literally snotty sniffing up nice bit low key. Snoring louder .
Dunno , just dead surprised to hear dogs get colds . Suppose I'm trying to avoid a vets bill if it's not needed but not wanting him to suffer if it is really ...

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