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We are pet sitting two chincillas from school one of them

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We are pet sitting two chincillas from school one of them breathes lot harder than the other
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the chinchilla?
Customer: Still eats, just persistently breathes a lot harder than the other one.
JA: Where does the chinchilla seem to hurt?
Customer: I haven't noticed any specific pain points. Anything I should be looking for?
JA: OK. No obvious pain. What is the chinchilla's name?
Customer: Chilli
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Chilli?
Customer: She is 10 years old
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 4 months ago.

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

Does she have any discharges at her eyes or nose?

Are her gums pink or pale/white?

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