Tracheal Collapse in Dogs (cont.)

What Else Can Pet Guardians Do If Their Dog Has a Collapsed Trachea?

Whether medical or surgical treatment is chosen, pet owners can help relieve signs by keeping their pet's weight down (even slightly under is ideal), switching from a collar to a chest harness, and avoiding respiratory irritants.

This information was adapted from an article written by Arnold Plotnick, DVM, that appeared in the Spring 2001 issue of ASPCA Animal Watch.