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Hi, I'm ***** *****. I have a 13 year old mixed breed dog. He's been coughing for a couple weeks, bringing nothing up. Right now his breathing is labored and I'm wondering if I could give him a puff of an albuterol inhaler.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

It's like he's panting and his breaths are fast.

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
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Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am not set up to make a live call. But, I am happy to answer your question on this thread. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Is he lethargic?

2- Can you take a look at his gums and see if they are pink or pale?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
1 - at times, he's lethargic
2 - his gums are a very dark pink
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

Friend, I am sorry for the delay in response. I was offline by the time you came back. If you would like to continue can you give me an update on how your dog is doing?

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