Hiccups in dogs. What causes them?

By |2019-05-15T09:07:10+02:00April 1st, 2019|Health, Unwanted behaviour|

If you are a puppy owner, you probably have heard your dog having hiccups. It is fairly common among young dogs. But what causes hiccups in dogs? And is it normal for adult dogs? Anatomy Hiccups are caused by the spasmodic contraction of a diaphragm - the membrane that separates thoracic and abdominal caves.