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why does my dogs body shake when he is inhaling

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why does my dog's body shake when he is inhaling
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 6 years ago.
Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!

Is he eating and drinking well?

Active and playing normally?

Any vomiting or diarrhea?

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
all is fine. I noticed it a few times but tonight it is a stronger shake. its when he is resting that I notice it
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 6 years ago.
If her breathing is normal, she is eating and drinking well and playing normally - with no other signs of illness - this is unlikely to be lung disease, heart disease, or even pain/discomfort which could explain the shaking.

If this were something serious - she would be showing some other sign of illness - not eating, breathing with labor, vomiting - something else.

If you are seeing nothing else abnormal - I would not explain this as a serious problem and can not explain this pysiologically.
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The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian.
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