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I am sorry to hear that Tyler has collapsing trachea and had a severe episode this afternoon. Your description of his behavior does sound suspicious of brain injury from hypoxia (lack of oxygen). The good news is, that if he is still conscious, he has a good chance of full neurologic recovery.
I would recommend taking him to the animal emergency room tonight so that they can assess him. They may want to give him some steroids to reduce inflammation around his brain and in his airway and he will likely benefit from oxygen supplement in the oxygen cage (if they have one). This will also reduce inflammation around his brain.
Good luck to you and Tyler!
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How is Tyler this evening? Is his behavior back to normal? Is his breathing back to normal?
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