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I have a 4 yr.old snauzer stays indoors 90% and is panting

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I have a 4 yr.old snauzer stays indoors 90% and is panting and gagging .touch of nose is warm
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: Abbie 4yrs
JA: How old is Abbie?
Customer: 4years old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Abbie?
Customer: She can't breathe roght
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
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Expert:  Dr. B. replied 11 days ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

How long has she has these signs?

Is she coughing before gagging?

Any appetite loss, lip licking, drooling or vomiting?

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

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

Could she have eaten something harmful (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, etc)?

Can you take a breathing rate for me (just count her breaths for 10 seconds + multiply that by 6)?