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Joan, Vet Tech
Category: Dog
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Experience:  Vet Tech for over 35+ years working w/Dogs/Rescues
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MY DOG HAS BEEN BREATHING HEAVY THREE DAYS AS SHE DID THE

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MY DOG HAS BEEN BREATHING HEAVY FOR ABOUT THREE DAYS AS SHE DID THE LAST TWO PREGNANCIES BUT HER EYES SEEM RED I KNOW SHE'S IN LABOR HOW LONG CAN SHE BREATH THIS WAY BEFORE GOING TO A VET
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: SUNSET SHE WILL BE 5 IN SEPTEMBER
JA: How old is September?
Customer: I'M SORRY SHE IS 5 WILL BE 6 IN SEPTEMBER HER NAME IS***** HER IN THE HOUSE TO COOL DOWN
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Sunset?
Customer: NO SHE US VERY HEALTHY SHE HADN'T EVER BEEN AROUND ANOTHER DOG UNTIL A LITTLE OVER A YEAR AGO AND THIS IS HER THIRD GO AROUND BUT SUCCESSFULLY DELIVERED 12PUPPIES MAY 2015 & 10 PUPPIES DEC 2015
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Joan replied 7 months ago.

Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have beem a Vet tech for 30+ years. I would like to assist you.

Any time a dog is breathing heavy it sends up red flags, and when we compound the red eyes with t bhereathing we know something is going on that needs to be addressed by a Vet asap. This could be a Blood pressure issue with the eyes an infection or allergy. The breathing needs to be addressed asap. I would bring the dog in and check her temperature. The normal is 100.5-102.5. If over 103. then she has a temp and you will have to slowly cool her down and see if you slowly reduce the temp to normal and no lower than 100.5. I do suggest that she be seen asap. I always have concern about a Uterine infection in a dog that is not spayed. Please have he seen in the morning. You can read about illness symptoms here: http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2015/06/17/10-do-not-ignore-dog-symptoms.aspx

Joan