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My dog let out a loud scream or cry went limp and rolled her

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My dog let out a loud scream or cry went limp and rolled her eyes she stopped breathing. I picked her up and she was limp and not breathing, I gave her a big breath in her nostrils. She slowly came around. Now she is latharedge . This is not the first time it's happened. What is going on?
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
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Your dog's vocalization and then syncope ("fainting") is strongly suggestive of arrhythmia (irregular heart rate) and anginal pain. Another vet will need to perform a thorough physical exam paying particular attention to auscultating (listening to) your dog's heart, X-ray her heart and lungs, and perform an EKG. Rather than going to a vet you're uncomfortable with, please consider a specialist internist (please see here: www.acvim.org). How old and which breed is your dog, please?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
She is Pomeranian and was 12 the 31st of October. She recently had a stay at the sitter and jumped out of the car, hurting her back right knee. that happened on the 23rd of February.
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Thank you for the additional information. Yes, heart disease becomes a more important differential diagnosis at her advanced age. Time is of the essence if she's syncopal because you can lose her during one of those episodes. Here's a print screen of that link. You may have to type www.acvim.org into your address bar.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
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