Dog Veterinary

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

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Would a loss of voice in a dog be a symptom of a elongated…

Customer Question
Would a loss of voice...
Would a loss of voice in a dog be a symptom of a elongated soft palate?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 5 hours by:
2/21/2016
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. B., Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
Dr. B.
Dr. B., Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 23,440
Experience: Hello, I am a small animal veterinarian and am happy to discuss any concerns & questions you have on any species.
Verified

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.

I am very sorry to hear that Zoe has passed away. Just to help me better assist you, can you tell me:

Had she been showing breathing difficulties?

Increased respiratory noise? Any coughing or sneezing?

Did she have any other known health issues besides the palate?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a dog veterinarianLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr. John Your Own Question
Dr. John
Dr. John
Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 6,176
6,176 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

16,499 satisfied customers

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

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,818 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,089 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,808 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

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

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,947 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
Was wondering if I should keep going or if you have anymore
Was wondering if I should keep going or if you have anymore advice on what some would call fading puppy. He's just over 3 weeks and nursed great for the first 2. He has nursed some in the last week bu… read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
1 satisfied customers
I have a 8yr old Malshi, Matlize, Shitzu mix, last few days
I have a 8yr old Malshi, Matlize, Shitzu mix, for the last few days we have noticed her snoring or when she is relaxing a snoring effect. I also noticed it last night and her sleeping. Sophie does not… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
10,089 satisfied customers
My English Bulldog is almost 2 years old. He has s nares
My English Bulldog is almost 2 years old. He has his nares done when I adopted him in April. He has constant mucus and goes through days of vomiting up huge mucus globs. He takes allergy meds, which i… read more
Dr. Karing
Dr. Karing
Veterinarian
DVM, Magna Cum Laude
426 satisfied customers
Ihave an 8 month old French Bulldog who may be having seizures
ihave an 8 month old French Bulldog who may be having seizures yet I suspect she is having issues related to perhaps an elongated palate. How can one distinguish between the two?… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,808 satisfied customers
Our 3 year old Chiweenie sneezes backwards. but not just once
Our 3 year old Chiweenie sneezes backwards. but not just once in a while, it is every day an not just one or two sneezes, it is an entire fit (sometimes going on for 5 minutes). what can i do to help … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinarian
23,440 satisfied customers
My 10 year old Boston Terrier has struggled his whole life
My 10 year old Boston Terrier has struggled his whole life with bracycephalic syndrome but has become much worse and frequently vomits large amounts of white forth vet said is coming from swallowing f… read more
Hawkedoc
Hawkedoc
Veterinarian
119 satisfied customers
Cavalier King Charles has elongated u uvula, causes snoring,
Cavalier King Charles has elongated u uvula, causes snoring, and bouts of temporary chocking. When he drinks water or get too exited symptoms are strongest. Is surgery an answer?… read more
Dr. Whitehead
Dr. Whitehead
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7 satisfied customers
Hi, My female pug is 7 years in age. I love her so much
Hi, My female pug is 7 years in age. I love her so much that until now I've never mustered enough courage to put her on an OT table for her spaying. But now I realize that she is soon going to enter h… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinarian
23,440 satisfied customers
hi, I have a pug, she is 7 years in age. She has an elongated
hi, I have a pug, she is 7 years in age. She has an elongated soft palate. She's not spayed yet. As she is progressing toward her senior years, I want to get her spayed as soon as possible. Elongated … read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Emergency/Critical Care Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9,712 satisfied customers
Can anyone recommend a vet surgeon to do an opeartion on a
Can anyone recommend a vet surgeon to do an opeartion on a British Bulldog for an elongated soft palate. Our 2 year old bulldog is in desperate need of this opeation for his severe breathing diffulcul… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
22,387 satisfied customers
Can you give me information on what is a short palate, not
Can you give me information on what is a short palate, not an elongated? I understand that there is no surgical procedure for this puppy. It is 3 months old now and is very healthy and happy with the … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
I have a 7 year old Pug who had surgery at UCDavis for an elongated
I have a 7 year old Pug who had surgery at UCDavis for an elongated palate 6 months ago and did wonderful when she returned home. However, in the last 2-3 weeks her snoring has become louder and she i… read more
Dr. Lee
Dr. Lee
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,959 satisfied customers
is there a surgery for an elongated soft palate I have a beagle
is there a surgery for an elongated soft palate? I have a beagle with a tough problem. she actually goes into strange seizure like symptems when it happens. She also snores pretty loud and sounds like… read more
Dr. George White
Dr. George White
Staff Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
278 satisfied customers
Hi, I am Prateek from India . My pug will be 3 years old this October. Since her birth
Hi, I am Prateek from India . My pug will be 3 years old this October. Since her birth she has been breathing in a noisy manner but in the past few months her panting has increased and sometimes it se… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
10,089 satisfied customers
our 3 year old boston terrier has been snorting and having
our 3 year old boston terrier has been snorting and having trouble clearing his sinuses. we have given him a 1/2 tablet of benadryl every 6 hours. it seems to help a bit, but he is now yelping when he… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
22,387 satisfied customers
We have a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel that is five years
We have a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel that is five years old. Over the last two years her snoring has become out of control. She sounds like a lawnmower "literally"! We have a big house and we can h… read more
Doctor Jeff
Doctor Jeff
VP and Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,747 satisfied customers
shih tzu mix: 13 year old..breathing..trouble sleeping..his nose
I have a 13 year old shih tzu mix (Casey) that has always had some breathing issues. Even when he was younger he snored loudly and would make snorting sounds when he would smell things. Now he has tim… read more
Dr. Dave
Dr. Dave
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
3,213 satisfied customers
My dog is sounding like she has asthma . As long as she is
My dog is sounding like she has asthma . As long as she is awake she is gagging . It sounds very mucusy .But she has no fever. What could it be?… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
10,089 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