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My puppy has hiccups what should I do?

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My puppy has hiccups what should I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 1 year ago.

Hi. My name is***** Thank you for your question about Cody. How long ago did the hiccups start? Has he been eating and drinking normally? Has he had any vomiting? What breed is he?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He is a Havanese puppy, he seems to be dry heaving but he ate 2 salmon egg bate when my husband was fishing at 7 pm last night!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No vomiting except he car sickness on our way here to mammoth from San diego
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The hiccups started a few hrs ago
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
3:30 am
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We live in San Diego & drove to mammoth no 24 hr vets here
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We are super worried
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This has never happened before
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are u there????
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 1 year ago.

Is there any chance you can video what you're seeing and post it on youtube? Since the hiccups started, has he ate and drank? Hiccups by themselves aren't going to be a critical thing as that is a reflex of the diaphragm. Could this be coughing or retching?