Nasal Mites (Pneumonyssiodes Caninum)
Nasal Mites (Pneumonyssiodes Caninum) can cause sneezing, coughing, and head shaking in infested dogs. These uncommon mites are spread directly from dog to dog and are seen more often in large breeds.
Sneezing, coughing, and head shaking is common.
Diagnosis may be made by seeing mites with an endoscope or flushing the nose with saline and examining the fluid.
There are no drugs currently approved for treating nasal mites in dogs, but ivermectin and milbemycin have been successfully used off-label.
Information is needed.
Please contact your veterinarian if you suspect your pet may have this condition.
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