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Coughing, gagging then spitting up thick foam. He is a 11 yo

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Coughing, gagging then spitting up thick white foam. He is a 11 yo lab.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The Veterinarian will know what you should do. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Rusty. Started about 4 this morning. Drinks water then throws it up so I have removed the water.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Rusty?
Customer: He takes tramadol for his joint pain. I gave him 2 - 50mg about 30 minutes ago. He seems to be resting now with an occasional coughing episode. He weighs approx 80 lbs.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Welcome! Thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian and I will be assisting you today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Prior to 4 a.m. did he ever cough?

2- Is he lethargic?

3- Any other symptoms?

4- Can you take a look at his gums and see if they are pink or pale?