Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have 2 haired dachshund s. Both are male's. 1 is 9 yrs old…

Customer Question
I have 2 long haired...
I have 2 long haired dachshund s. Both are male's. 1 is 9 yrs old and the other is 7 yrs. Just noticed he has a rattle in chest. Fed them both today chicken noodle soup. Separate bowls. Both are eating, drinking and normal potty breaks. Bot***** *****ne is do I need to take him to vet??
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 2 minutes by:
2/18/2016
Dog Veterinarian: Drhollowayvet,
 replied 2 years ago
Drhollowayvet
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 1,025
Experience: Relief Veterinarian at Aloha Animal Hospital
Verified

Hello this is Dr. Holloway but you can call me Dr. H for short. I will do my best to answer your question but first I have a few of my own to give me a better picture here of what's going on.

You mentioned that your pet has a rattle in the chest? Can you explain this a bit more?

Also is he having any trouble breathing, distress?

-Dr. H

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Dr. John Your Own Question
Dr. John
Dr. John
Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 5,795
5,795 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience

Dr. John is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,147 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,315 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,063 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,533 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,299 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
My 15 lb. dachshund ate a 220 mg Advil that I dropped on the
My 15 lb. dachshund ate a 220 mg Advil that I dropped on the floor. She looks OK. Should I worry? … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,399 satisfied customers
He is uncomfortable to pick him up. She is a dachshund but
He is uncomfortable to pick him up. She is a dachshund but can walk … read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
My dachshund/terrier mix was bitten by a scorpion. I put an
My dachshund/terrier mix was bitten by a scorpion. I put an ice pack on her paw but I don't see any swelling etc. … read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,457 satisfied customers
Our one year old haired dachshund, found a small sample
our one year old long haired dachshund, found a small sample bottle of blink eye wash that the doctor gave my wife, when we found her with it she had chewed the bottle open .06 fluid ounce bottle. we … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
I fed her chicken that was boiled with a bit of garlic
i fed her chicken that was boiled with a bit of garlic powder. I just got her I didn't know garlic was toxic … read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dog Veterinarian
10,315 satisfied customers
11yo greyhound is constipated. Eating chicken and rice.
11yo greyhound is constipated. Eating chicken and rice. Urinating ok. Hx arthritis, which is flaring up now. Meds: gabapentin tylenol, glucosamine condroitin. Tried an nsaid but she vomited. What can … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
932 satisfied customers
I have a "tweenie" female dachshund, 17 1/2 yrs. old...a
Hello! I have a "tweenie" female dachshund, 17 1/2 yrs. old...a wonderful old dame! Anyway, am very curious as to whether or not to have her undergo anesthesia for oral cleaning. My local vet does not… read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,457 satisfied customers
Dachshund almost a year old is having muscle spasms or
Dachshund almost a year old is having muscle spasms or pulsating on her head.near the back. What is this? … read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
305 satisfied customers
I have a miniature dachshund. He's about 10lbs and an hour
I have a miniature dachshund. He's about 10lbs and an hour ago when I woke him from a nap he was smacking his tongue to the roof of his mouth, had head twitching (like he was cold but the rest of his … read more
Joan
Joan
Private
355 satisfied customers
I have a 12 y.o. female short haired miniature dachshund
I have a 12 y.o. female short haired miniature dachshund that we been treating for 3 days with 100mg metronidazole ( prescribed by our local vet ) to treat chronic diarrhoea and scouring . This treatm… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,326 satisfied customers
We have a miniature dachshund and he is constantly licking
Hello, we have a miniature dachshund and he is constantly licking the base of his tail. He is on allergy meds, anal glands are expressed regularly, and no fleas in site. We are just at a loss of what … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
932 satisfied customers
This morning he ate chicken bones. It was during the night
This morning he ate chicken bones. It was during the night and I woke up to him eating it … read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
Dachshund 13 lbs. Just accidentally ingested 2 Tri-Heart
Dachshund 13 lbs. Just accidentally ingested 2 Tri-Heart Plus tablets! … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
711 satisfied customers
Having breathing problems. Dachshund having breathing probs.
Repertory it sounds like he can't breath....he's also old. … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
932 satisfied customers
My miniature dachshund has been vomitting frequently, which
my miniature dachshund has been vomitting frequently, which i know dogs vomit for a lot of good reasons, but she has done it 6 times in 12 hours. they are getting more orange each time also … read more
DrSarah
DrSarah
Veterinarian
DVM
389 satisfied customers
Mini dachshund ate a chocolate donut (regular size) within
Mini dachshund ate a chocolate donut (regular size) within the last 2hours. Currently sleeping, regular breathing, no apparent distress at this time. … read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
568 satisfied customers
He is a 13 year old dachshund who is experiencing a
He is a 13 year old dachshund who is experiencing a disconnect in his system somewhere in his lower back atea, his front fascia … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
932 satisfied customers
Our two dachshunds licked raw chicken juice off the floor.
our two dachshunds licked raw chicken juice off the floor … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,399 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x