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By Karla Pomeroy
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Karla's Kolumn: How dogs are like humans, only better

 

October 6, 2018

Did you know dogs get the hiccups?

They do. I didn't realize they could get hiccups either until we got our oldest dog Sarah 15 years ago. She doesn't get them as much now as she did when she was younger but you could tell when she had the hiccups. You'd feel bad for her because it was hard to tell her to hold her breath. We would try to scare her. Then I read that you need to stretch the diaphragm when you have the hiccups so I could get Sarah comfortable and get her to stretch out and give her a belly rub and that usually cured her hiccups.

Last fall I found out dogs get seasonal allergie...



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