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My pug has been panting today and has not really stopped.

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My pug has been panting today and has not really stopped. Her appetite and mood are,good but she is panting with her tongue out. Do I need an emergency visit to,the,vet,tonight? It just got hot here.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 2 years ago.
Welcome! I am Dr. Altman, a licensed veterinarian and happy to answer your questions today.
I would be concerned about a brachycephalic (short-nosed) breed that is panting excessively.
Is her tongue nice and pink?
How old is she and does she have any medical history that could potentially be a concern?
Any additional information can help me determine how best to handle this situation
I am on-line another 20 minutes this evening to assist you both