Albuterol is a bronchodilator prescribed by veterinarians primarily to treat bronchitis or other respiratory conditions in cats and horses. While constricted bronchi in dogs is rare, albuterol may be used to treat if present. May also be used for coughs in dogs, cats and horses.
Albuterol is used principally in cats and horses for its effects on bronchial smooth muscle to alleviate bronchospasm or cough. True bronochoconstriction is rare in dogs, but when present, albuterol may be useful.