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13 year old golden Labrador, panting heavily, can't sit

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13 year old golden Labrador, panting heavily, can't sit still for five seconds. Reaching for breath. Won't rest back leg muscles just about holding up.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

I am sorry to hear you are worried about your Labrador, and I can understand your worry. My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.

If you check his gums are they pink in color or do they seem pale?

How long has he been like this?

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

I hope you can see what I sent. This sounds like it could be an emergency.

If his gums look pale, this is an emergency.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

How is he doing?