Q: I took my two dogs for a walk yesterday and it was hot outside and humid, but I didn’t think it was too bad. I knew that there would be some shade as we went along, too. They started out great and pulling to go faster. We went about 1½ miles and turned around to come home. On the way home…

We have an 8-year-old Doberman Pinscher named Max and he was coughing so we took him to see his veterinarian last week. It sounded like something was in his throat and he would bring up foam he coughed so hard. His veterinarian took one listen to his chest and told us she was worried about h…