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My dog won't move and her breathing is labored on the

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My dog won't move and her breathing is labored on the exhale. She has thrown up twice in the last three days and she has a history of pancreatitis. She is a miniature Schnauzer and is 2.5 years old."
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Your answer was supposed to be in 10 minutes or less and its been 23. Please help me
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 11 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

How long has she has these signs?

What has her vomit looked like?

Can she keep water down?

Are her gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, does she have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

Could she have eaten something she should not have (ie bones, toys, rocks, plants, chemicals, etc)?

Has she had any diarrhea?

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)?