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He is 5 mos old, 4 lb pekeapoo. started opening his mouth

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He is 5 mos old, 4 lb pekeapoo. started opening his mouth wide like trying to get something out, gagging, and is shivering every few minutes
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?
Customer: Jake
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Jake?
Customer: Jake has gone to sleep in my lap so doesn't seem to be in pain...I did hear him breathing earlier...raspy
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 days ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 days ago.

1) Is Jake eating well?
2) Are you noticing anything at all being produced when he does this gagging motion? foam? liquid?
3) Any changes in his diet? new food? new treats? human food? food from the holiday?