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My dog just started acting weird. I had a muzzle on her and

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My dog just started acting weird. I had a muzzle on her and I left to go to the bathroom and when I came back she want sliding on the kitchen floor and ran into the oven. I thought she couldn't breathe because she had white foam coming out of her mouth so I took it off. She then payed down which is weird because usually after I take the muzzle off she runs around and tries to play. After I picked her up she refused to look at me and kept sticking her neck out and wouldn't open her mouth. She keeps making a sound as if she's coughing something up and breathing really hard through her nose and her eyes are droopy.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 3 months ago.

Welcome to Justanswer. I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian, and would like to assist you. I will respond quickly after reviewing your question.

Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 3 months ago.

Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

It appears that the stress of this has caused an allergic reaction ...because of Cali's young age, stress can cause these types of symptoms. This odd breathing appears to be caused by this reaction called a Reverse Sneeze that is harmless to Cali but sounds terrible. Give Cali benadryl at 1 mg per pound of her weight every 12 hrs until she is back to normal. If this continues, have your vet examine her since there may be a situation that the stress has caused a lack of oxygen to a portion of her brain that is causing her this distress. Only your vet could treat this after running diagnostics.

Does that make sense to you?

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Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 3 months ago.
Hi Emily,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Cali. How is everything going?
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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No I had to put her down.
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 3 months ago.
Oh my!! I am so sorry! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your precious gal!!

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