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Natural Remedies & Holistic Supplements for Collapsed Trachea

If your pet has been diagnosed with collapsed trachea, there is hope and there is help! Conventional veterinary care is very limited in what it can offer for dogs with collapsed trachea, but pets show marked improvement in their symptoms using natural remedies and a holistic approach. Common treatments for collapsed trachea (e.g. cough medications, honey) may offer temporary relief for some pets but a comprehensive approach to not only strengthen the trachea but also reduce the triggers that cause the coughing in the first place (e.g. allergies, poor digestion, etc) will improve the long-term health of your dog and yield far better results. Our holistic treatment for collapsed trachea has been used successfully since 2005 and is recommended by veterinarians nationwide.

Collapsed trachea is a progressive condition that affects certain small dog breeds such as the Yorkie, Maltese, Pomeranian, Chihuahua, pug and Shih Tzu. Collapsed trachea can cause coughing, gagging and respiratory problems. The first sign typically is a dry cough or honking cough that progresses to difficulty breathing and exercise intolerance. Some pet owners may simply notice that their dog starts coughing after drinking water or getting excited.

Allergies, indigestion and stomach acid can all make the symptoms worse, so it is important to do everything you can to keep your dog's digestion and inflammation under control. The goal of holistic treatments for tracheal collapse is to:

  1. Support the tracheal cartilage
  2. Reduce coughing attacks and the anxiety that can come with them
  3. Support the heart and overall respiratory system, which decline due to the collapsed trachea condition
  4. Improve digestion as food allergies and acid stomach irritate the esophagus, increasing coughing and making the collapsed trachea symptoms worse

To get the best results, it is important to use a combination of collapsed trachea supplements (depending upon your pet's symptoms) along with diet changes. Not all supplements are needed for every pet. Please scroll down and click on the product photos or links to learn more. We are collapsed trachea experts and have helped thousands of dogs with this condition. If you need help, please don't hesitate to email us.

Use Ultra-Flex Collagen To Strengthen Trachea Cartilage In Combination With Other Remedies

Ultra-Flex Collagen for Pets – The tasteless powder in the Ultra-Flex capsule is easy to administer once a day mixed in food. This is our hallmark product for tracheal collapse in dogs. When pets have collapsing trachea, the rings of tracheal cartilage become weak, restricting airflow. Ultra-Flex Collagen is a natural food-based remedy that strengthens trachea cartilage, helping to reduce coughing and gagging over time. While there isn't a magic pill for collapsed trachea, combining Ultra-Flex Collagen with a few other supplements (depending upon your pet's symptoms) will deliver the best results. Poor digestion contributes to coughing, hacking and gagging as acid reflux can irritate the esophagus. Most pets with collapsed trachea have digestive issues contributing to the honking cough and it's important that pet owners understand the connection.

Collapsed Trachea Supplements Can Improve Digestion Reducing Acid Reflux, Coughing And Gagging

Most dogs with collapsed trachea have poor digestion which their owners may or may not be aware of. Pets may make swallowing sounds, have bouts of loose stool or diarrhea, gulping noises, burping, sensitive stomach, picky eating or vomiting bile. Food allergies, poor digestion and food quality greatly affect collapsed trachea symptoms. If a pet has any acid reflux, this can irritate the esophagus making collapsed trachea symptoms such as coughing, gagging or choking much worse. Using the proper diet for collapsed trachea and supplements to help calm digestion can make a big difference in your dog's symptoms.

Power Probiotic – The best probiotic for pets! Backed by scientific research, this powerful multi-strain pet probiotic supplement promotes the growth of friendly bacteria which promotes a healthy digestive and immune system. Pure, safe and natural--NO FILLERS! Most pets love the taste too!

Lypozyme - This gentle digestive enzyme for dogs breaks down protein and fats, easing digestive symptoms and reducing the possibility of acid reflux and indigestion. Pure, natural and NO FILLERS! Tasteless, easy to administer to tiny pets.

Collapsed Trachea Supplements That Support Heart Function And Provide Calming

Amazing Omegas Purest therapeutic fish oil available. It contains omega-3s in their natural state packed in glass bottles (instead of plastic that can leach toxins into the oil). These powerful omegas reduce inflammation, reduce allergy symptoms and strengthen the trachea, joints, and ligaments. Very important to use if your pet has any heart issues associated with the collapsed trachea.

Purrfect Pet CoQ10 – Certain breeds such as Pomeranians are especially prone to heart disease. Moreover, many pets with collapsed trachea develop an enlarged heart due to the stress on the pet as it tries to breathe. Using Purrfect Pet CoQ10 (along with Amazing Omegas) helps maintain healthy heart function and respiration.

Psystabil – Dogs with collapsed trachea can become very anxious, which leads to a worsening of coughing attacks. Psystabil is a natural homeopathic remedy that can quiet coughing fits and help them relax.

Not all supplements are needed by every pet. Just choose the ones most appropriate for your pet's symptoms. If you have any questions about the products for collapsed trachea, please don't hesitate to contact us at support@askariel.com.

Diet For Dogs With Collapsed Trachea

Many dog owners might not realize that many foods (even the highest quality, grain-free, premium diets) are contributing to the collapsed trachea condition. It can be upsetting to realize that most dog foods contain ingredients that are worsening your dog's condition, but there is hope as once the offending foods are eliminated, the coughing and indigestion which aggravate the tracheal collapse can greatly subside. Dogs with collapsed trachea need a hypoallergenic, novel protein diet. Diet changes are critical for treating collapsed trachea, so please be sure to include your dog’s diet on the order form at checkout. Our nutritionist will include a diet suggestion for your dog on the packing slip that comes with your product directions.

Why Use Ask Ariel Supplements To Help Your Pet With Collapsed Trachea?

Many pet owners have seen the benefits of using supplements on their own health and now want the same for their pets. Our premium, natural pet supplements have been used successfully in veterinary hospitals since 2005. Ask Ariel's remedies are selected based on quality, scientific research and proven results. A holistic approach with supplements and diet changes (FREE diet tips on the packing slip with your order) will give your pet the best chance of healing and recovery. Many veterinarians have seen the proven results of our products with their patients which is why Ask Ariel pet supplements are veterinary recommended nationwide.

Collapsed Trachea Success Stories: Supplements And Diet Changes Really Work!


"My Brody is doing wonderful with no trachea cough/gagging since I started him on your supplements! My Brody Bear is one happy boy!!"
Products Used: Ultra-Flex Collagen, Amazing Omegas, Purrfect Pet CoQ10

Tammi O., Florida


“This is Buster, adopted from my local shelter 6 years ago. He has a collapsing trachea, so I’ve been giving him Ultra-Flex Collagen, Soothing Digestive Relief, Gastro-ULC and Power Probiotic for about the last 6 months. He has had great relief from his symptoms and the vet said his breathing sounds better than it did 6 months ago! His intermittent diarrhea is no longer a problem either...I’m very pleased with how well these products are supporting Buster’s health.”

Marti S., WY


“My 12 year old Pomeranian Eddie was diagnosed with a collapsed trachea and he has been on the UltraFlex Collagen for about 6 months. I am happy to report that it really does seem to help. It's very hard for me to give him pills so I like that we can mix in his food just once a day."

Joanne S, New Jersey