2. How Can I Tell if My Dog Has Pneumonia?

Many people think of pneumonia as a 'human' sickness, but dogs and cats can get it as well. Pneumonia in dogs is very similar to pneumonia in people. The primary cause of coughing from pneumonia is the lungs filling up with fluid and making it difficult to breathe. If your dog has pneumonia, the cough will sound wet and thick, like they are trying to cough up a damp sponge. If your dog has this cough, you should immediately seek professional care and treatment!

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