cough

Tracheobronchitis

Symptoms: symptoms are the most secere after the exercise or change of the environmental temperature (exit from the house during the winter months). Usually begins as the spasm coughing. Temperature can be slightly increased (fever). Cough may persist for the few days or few months. Usual sign also include dyspnea following the exercise. 

Tonsilitis

Symptoms: Fever is uncommon. Usually, only excessive salivation is the first sign, latter followed by short, soft cough, inapettence and fever. A suppurative exudate surrounds the tonsils which may become reddened with small necrotic foci. 

Pneumonia

Symptoms: First signs usually include lethargy, inapettence and fever. A deep cough is also present with progressive dyspnea, “blowing” of the lips (noted especially during exercise). Complications (Pleuritis, Mediastinitis) are also possible

Allergic pneumonitis

Symptoms: chronic cough (mild to severe, productive or non-productive), dyspnea, exercise intolerance. Fever is usually absent. 

Pharingitis

Symptoms: animal has a normal desire to eat and drink but has a difficulty in swallowing (expressed as inapettence). Some animals develop fever, excessive salivation and dry cough.