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I have a 3 day old French bulldog puppy who's breathing

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I have a 3 day old French bulldog puppy who's breathing sounds a little congested while feeding , is gaining weight at a good rate and was checked at birth for cleft pallet and latches on very well, no milk coming out of nose while feeding it's just the raspy noise what could this be ?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the bulldog's name?
Customer: They don't have names yet it's my girl bellas first litter of babies only 3 days old
JA: Got it. I'm sure you'll come up with a good name.
Customer: Yes we will do
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Bellas?
Customer: No puppies were born by c section don't know if that's relevant or not
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 10 months ago.

Hi. My name is***** Congratulations on the new additions to the family! How many is in her litter? Do any of the other ones have anything similar? Is the noise only heard when she's nursing? Otherwise no abnormal sounds?