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We have a 10yr old chic mix dog and starting yesterday his

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We have a 10yr old chic mix dog and starting yesterday his heart started running faster and we do not know how to get his heart to slow down. Is there away to do so
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. G. replied 2 years ago.
Hello, my name is***** am a licensed veterinarian and I will try and help you as best as I can.
I will need more information to help you today.
1) Does Taco have any diagnosed heart disease: murmurs, valve disease, etc?
2) Is Taco on any medications including monthly flea/tick and heart worm medication every month?
3) What is Taco's heart rate? Have you been recording it lately and can you give me his current resting heart rate?
4) Any change in breathing at rest? Is his resting breathing rate less than 40 breaths per minute?
5) Any coughing, vomiting, or collapsing episodes?