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He seems to be choking in reverse, making deep guteral

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He seems to be choking in reverse, making deep guteral sounds, and and stops moving...sort of freezes and won't move. Is. Also sneezing. I'm afraid he's going to die !!!!! Is very lethargic & constipated .
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 4 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today.

Please take a look at these videos and see if they look anything like the episodes you're seeing. If not, can you please attach a video?

Cardiac cough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nv02RYW2TfY

Kennel cough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZusGtj3NxcU

Collapsing trachea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=042OsjZ5Hvs

Reverse sneezing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UyBrb0Hhpk

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I am driving and the videos are not playing with volume so I can't tell exactly. Is there any way to speak with someone on the phone?
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 4 months ago.

I'll opt out. I cannot offer a phone call at this time.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Ok- thank you
Expert:  David Janssen replied 4 months ago.

Hello, and thanks for writing in...

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