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My 5 yr old male Cocker Spaniel, 40 pounds, is panting hard

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My 5 yr old male Cocker Spaniel, 40 pounds, is panting hard and his whole diaphragm is quivering/spasming. Should I give him an aspirin?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

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.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

How long has he had these signs?

Can you take a breathing rate for me (just count his breaths for 10 seconds + multiply by 6)?

Are his gums pink or pale/white?

Any history of trauma, exposure to chemicals, or medications?

Any vomiting, appetite loss, or belly discomfort?

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