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A 13lb mini pinscher had a dental cleaning 17days ago and

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A 13lb mini pinscher had a dental cleaning 17days ago and has been hacking couching sneezing and gagging whenever he is awake ever since then. He is on hydrocodone every 6 hours an antibiotic. The vet wants me to bring him in for an upper endoscopy this morning.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The Veterinarian will know what you should do. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Peanut, and he is an older dog although we aren't quits sure exactly how old because he was a lost dog that we took in about 10 years ago.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Peanut,?
Customer: he is just very sick
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Christi Belew replied 2 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** and I'd like to help you and Peanut. I'd like to ask a few more questions.

1. Has an xray of the lungs been done yet?

2. He is taking hydrocodone for the cough, which antibiotic is he on?

3. Is he still eating/drinking?

4. How is his energy level?

5. Did the vet do any bloodwork before or after the dental cleaning?