reverse sneezing in chihuahuas: what chihuahua owners need to know

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the chihuahua puppy in this video is experiencing a classic episode of reverse sneezing.  it might look and sound concerning, but it’s usually harmless and often seen in small breed dogs.

what is reverse sneezing?

reverse sneezing is quite common in chihuahuas.  it is also known as mechanosensitive aspiration reflex, inspiratory paroxysmal respiration, and pharyngeal gag reflex.

what causes reverse sneezing?

read more in caring for your chihuahua made easy

common triggers of reverse sneezing

how you can help

it’s important to remain calm when your chihuahua is having an episode or they may become anxious… read more in caring for your chihuahua made easy

when to call the vet

rarely does reverse sneezing require treatment, but there are instances when you will need to call the vet… read more in caring for your chihuahua made easy 

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