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My ***** ***** Russell Terrier began shaking/shivering and panting with rapid respirations and he is nervous trying to cuddle.

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

He does have heart failure and is on an ace inhibitor and lasix

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hi this is Dr. Gabby, How old is he? When did he start doing the shaking/shivering? Is he eating and drinking as usual? Any vomiting or diarrhea? Any stiffness or limping when he walks?

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