Why animals don’t cough?


Why animals don’t cough?

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They do cough.

A deep, dry, honking canine cough could be a symptom of kennel cough or tracheobronchitis (upper airway, meaning not the lungs). Kennel cough is a highly contagious disease caused by bacterium OR a number of viruses.

What causes cats to cough? In cats, coughing is most often a sign of an inflammatory problem affecting the lower respiratory tract, especially some form of bronchitis. This inflammation is often due to an infection, particularly with viruses such as feline viral rhinotracheitis, or bacteria such as Bordetella.

If you simply typed “dog cough” into google you could see that they do without ever having to own one.

My cat has asthma and coughs a shit ton. He is on daily oral steroids and a rescue inhaler whenever he has flare ups. We literally cannot keep him from coughing despite our best efforts and the advice of like 4 different veterinarians.

TL;DR they do