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My dog Molly is 10 years old and typically in really good

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Hi Pearl, my dog Molly is 10 years old and typically in really good health. She is a Border Collie Boston Terrier mix. She often snores and lately has started to wheeze a little with some clear discharge. We thought it was allergies. Today she has started to breathe rapidly and when she gets excited she goes into a hacking kind of cough.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The Veterinarian will know what you should do. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Molly?
Customer: I don't think so. She is generally healthy.
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 3 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has she had these signs?

Are her gums pink or pale/white?

Since you noted that she is breathing heavy, can you take a breathing rate for me (just count her breaths for 10 seconds + multiply that by 6)?

Has she been on any treatment thus far?