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I have a diabetic 12 year old toy poodle who is panting /

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I have a diabetic 12 year old toy poodle who is panting / hyperventilating for a while tonight. She is currently taking 2 units of insulin every 12 hrs and she had her dinner and 2 units at 7:00 this evening. What could be going on?
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 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 situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

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

Are her gums pink or pale/white?

If you press on her belly, any tensing or tenderness?

Did she eat as normal?

Any chance she could have eaten something harmful?

Any straining to pass feces, lip licking, retching, or restlessness?

Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hi Luciana,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Buffy. How is everything going?