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My yorkie has been having breathing problems and the vet has

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My yorkie has been having breathing problems and the vet has taken air out of chest cavity but she is not getting better. What should I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rosie_MRCVS replied 1 year ago.
Hi I'm Rosie one of the vets and I'd like to try and help you and Gaga. I'm sorry that this is happening to her. I have a couple of questions, if that's ok.
- when was the air drained out of her chest?
- do you know why she had air in her chest in the first place?
- how is she breathing now? is her mouth open, is she gasping?
- is she on any medication?
- is she eating and drinking at the moment?
- how fast is she breathing?
Sorry for the number of questions - the extra information will really help. You can get back to me by hitting 'reply'. Thank you, Rosie.