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What to Know About Upper Respiratory Infection in Cats and Dogs

Breathing problems in dogs and cats can be very frightening. Breathing problems can be due to infections, viruses, cancer, heart disease and collapsed trachea. In addition to the care your pet is receiving from your veterinarian, breathing problems can also be helped using natural supplement. Ask Ariel supplements have been used successfully to help pets with breathing difficulties using veterinary-approved supplements since 2005. These supplements are all-natural, third-party tested for purity and have been safely used for pets of all sizes. If your pet is also coughing, please read our article that explains why a pet may be coughing.

Take action against upper respiratory infections and breathing ailments by better understanding the types of respiratory infections, how they are treated and what you can do to prevent them. If you need any assistance, please don't hesitate to email us at support@askariel.com

Types of Upper Respiratory Infection in Dogs and Cats

Upper respiratory infection in dogs and cats affect the upper part of their airways: throat, trachea, nasal cavities and bronchi. Common types of infection include:

Bordetella – also known as kennel cough, this upper respiratory infection in dogs and cats is caused by bordotella bronchiseptica bacterium.

Bacterial infections – streptococcus and escherichia coli are two other bacteria that commonly cause infection in dogs.

Distemper – this is a viral infection in canines caused by canine distemper virus.

Influenza – in canines this viral respiratory infection is caused by the H3H8 virus.

Chlamydia – This bacteria can cause respiratory infection in cats.

Viral Feline Infections – Two viruses that cause upper respiratory infections in cats are feline herpesvirus and feline calicivirus.

Lung Cancer - Lung cancer in dogs is more common than in cats and is a much more severe disease than common respiratory infections. Early symptoms can be similar to infection so if the problem persists or worsens it is important to have your pet evaluated by a veterinarian.

Help Breathing Problems in Dogs and Cats with Natural Treatments

Pets with breathing problems will often need medications. However, the best treatment for upper respiratory infection in cats and dogs is taking preventative measures to help support your pet's cardiovascular and upper respiratory health. Treatment options vary depending upon the reason why your pet is having breathing difficulty.

We offer a broad range of natural products that help alleviate upper respiratory infection in cats and dogs including Amazing Omegas, Purrfect Pet CoQ10, Power Probiotics and Heart Terrain Drops. From supplements that help keep you pet’s immune system in tip top shape to anti-inflammatory capsules that fight off infection you can find it here at Ask Ariel.

Need help deciding which respiratory infection products would be best for your pet? Please email us at support@askariel.com and we will be glad to help.

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