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My female boxer almsot suffocated playing with our other dog

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My female boxer almsot suffocated playing with our other dog because of her callor. She is eating, drinking breathing fine.. What worry so me is her eyes are swallon red and she has a twitch here and there. But seems ok. Should I take her to emergency vet? Or will she be ok take tomorrow to my regular vet?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 6 months ago.

I am so sorry to hear this happened to Jesse!

I have a few questions:
- What is her gum color
- A resting respiratory rate (breaths per minute while laying down, feel the rise for 60 seconds)
- Did she lose consciousness
- Are her pupils reactive to light and even to each other

Thank you

Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 6 months ago.

I am so sorry if you are having issues with the chat. I am online another 20 minutes before taking a break for a little bit and will monitor for any respones

If her gums are pink, her respiratory rate is <30, did not loose consciousness and is reactive with her pupils you can monitor her for a while to ensure that a veterinary er is not warranted but if her gums are blue/ pale/ purple, respiratory rate >60, pupils are sluggish or not equal and/ or she did lose consciousness I would advise having her evaluated as a precaution today

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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 6 months ago.

I am glad to see you were able to view my responses earlier, how is Jessie doing since you asked your question? I would love an update when you are able

Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance to you both today

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