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My dog has been panting quite heavily, on a regular basis.

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My dog has been panting quite heavily, on a regular basis. This has been going on for a couple of months. What could cause this?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.
Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:
When does the panting tend to occur? With activity? At night?
Is he on any treatment for his arthritis?
When this occurs, does his gums look pale/white?
Are they now?
Has he been slowing on walks? Sitting down part-way through a walk? Any fainting?