Should I be worried if my puppy snores?
Snoring technically means there’s something obstructing your dog’s airways, so although it may be harmless, you should always keep one ear up for abnormalities. We talked with Dr. Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, staff doctor at NYC’s Animal Medical Center, about the reasons behind your pup’s noisy habit.
Is it normal for puppies to snore?
Snoring can be normal and is more common in some breeds than others but there are health issues that can increase the likelihood of your dogs snoring like obesity, which you can help prevent along with annual veterinary visits.
Why is my puppy breathing so loud while sleeping?
Foreign bodies in nasal passage
Dogs investigate the world with their sense of smell and occasionally sniff up foreign matter that can lodge in their nasal passages. These objects can then cause hard or noisy breathing when the dog is asleep. This is because the air flows over the partial blockage.
Is it normal for a 9 week old puppy to snore?
Dog snoring is something that can be funny or annoying. Often, it is perfectly normal, even in healthy dogs. However dog snoring can be a symptom of a range of health issues and is worth keeping an eye on, especially if a dog makes snoring sounds when awake.
Which dog breeds snore the most?
In this blog, I will cover 5 dog breeds that are known to snore and keep you up all night.
- The Pug. …
- The Bulldog. …
- The Shih Tzu. …
- The French Bulldog. …
- The Boston Terrier.