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My puppy has hiccups what should I do?

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My puppy has hiccups what should I do?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 5 months ago.

Hi. My name is***** Thank you for your question about Cody. How long ago did the hiccups start? Has he been eating and drinking normally? Has he had any vomiting? What breed is he?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
He is a Havanese puppy, he seems to be dry heaving but he ate 2 salmon egg bate when my husband was fishing at 7 pm last night!
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No vomiting except he car sickness on our way here to mammoth from San diego
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
The hiccups started a few hrs ago
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
3:30 am
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
We live in San Diego & drove to mammoth no 24 hr vets here
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
We are super worried
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
This has never happened before
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Are u there????
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 5 months ago.

Is there any chance you can video what you're seeing and post it on youtube? Since the hiccups started, has he ate and drank? Hiccups by themselves aren't going to be a critical thing as that is a reflex of the diaphragm. Could this be coughing or retching?