Why is my dog gagging but not throwing up?

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Dog Gagging.

Most cases of Dog Gagging are caused by foreign objects in the mouth, throat, or esophagus.

But it can also be caused by some health problems such as kennel cough.

But, if your dog is gagging non-stop, or on-and-off repeatedly, then you need to take action to figure out the cause of the gagging.

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In most cases, when an otherwise healthy dog suddenly starts coughing, it's usually due to kennel cough or another similar viral or bacterial infection.

Kennel cough can involve a deep, dry hacking cough, sneezing, snorting, gagging, or even vomiting.

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If gagging occurs frequently, the puppy is probably sick with kennel cough or a similar respiratory infection.

Coughing caused by infection is sometimes accompanied by a foamy vomit.

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Most cases of dog gagging are caused by foreign objects in the mouth, throat, or esophagus.

But it can also be caused by some health problems such as kennel cough.

But, if your dog is gagging non-stop, or on-and-off repeatedly, then you need to take action to figure out the cause of the gagging.

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Gagging and coughing can be a sign that your dog is suffering from a roundworm infestation.

You may see worms in your dog's stool or in their vomit.

Heart Disease. Gagging can be a sign that your dog is suffering from heart disease, especially in senior dogs.

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Most cases of dog gagging are caused by foreign objects in the mouth, throat, or esophagus.

But it can also be caused by some health problems such as kennel cough.

All dogs gag occasionally.

If the gagging stops rather quickly and does not recur, we do not have to worry too much.

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Most cases of dog gagging are caused by foreign objects in the mouth, throat, or esophagus.

But it can also be caused by some health problems such as kennel cough.

But, if your dog is gagging non-stop, or on-and-off repeatedly, then you need to take action to figure out the cause of the gagging.

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If your dog has been to the vet, groomer, dog park, or kennel recently, he might have contracted kennel cough, also known as bordetella because it can be caused by Bordetella bacteria.

Typically, the dog will cough repeatedly, and end up gagging and then retching, bringing up white, foamy saliva.

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