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my 9 year old 50lb dog has resting resp rate of 60 and is just acting sick. Do I need to go to what will be a very expensive 24 hour vet clinic of unknown quality or can I wait until the morning?
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Experience: Veterinarian at Lake Chatuge Animal Hospital
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Hello I am Dr RB.. A respiratory rate this high indicates that your dog is in respiratory distress. You need to get him to an emergency clinic RIGHT AWAY. Do not wait please...

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Hello just checking to see how your dog is doing today? Let me know if you have other questions? If you are happy with my response, please take the time to give me a positive rating..thanks so much;)

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