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Old 11-01-2012, 10:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Water in nose

He'll most likely be fine. It happens often enough while giving them a bath. They have the same reflex as humans or any other animals, to exhale and splutter it out if they get water in their nose. Very occasionally it can lead to a URI, but there's nothing a vet can do other than treat it if it develops. Watch for a drippy/bubbling nose, wheezing, or any other signs of a URI, but the chances are pretty low. Mine are each bathed weekly, and about half of the baths end up with water in the face - no URIs so far.

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