Voice Changes

Changes in the voice of the pet when it meows or barks. Voice changes in pets are typically caused by some sort of health problem that results in a sore throat. As such, when dogs and cats experience voice changes, they may sound hoarse when they attempt to bark or meow. Just a few of the health problems that can lead to voice changes in dogs and cats include tonsillitis, strep throat, sinus infections, kennel cough, distemper and upper respiratory tract infections.

Voice Changes

How to Recognize

If your dog\\\'s bark or cat\\\'s meow sounds different than usual, your pet has a voice change. Your pet will usually sound more hoarse than usual. Coughing, decreased appetite, and fever are common symptoms that accompany voice change.

Causes

Voice changes are usually caused by a sore throat. Underlying conditions include tonsillitis, strep throat, sinus infections, kennel cough, distemper, a throat tumor, and upper respiratory tract infections.

Treatments

Your pet\\\'s treatment will typically be antibiotics, although it depends on the underlying condition.

Voice Changes Affects

  • Dogs
  • Cats

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