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Body is ridged and appears she is trying to catch her

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Body is ridged and...

Body is ridged and appears she is trying to catch her breath. Has happen before a couple months ago. Lasts about 10 minutes. Daughter was getting ready to take to vet hospital when she caught her breath

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?

Riley

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Riley?

Small Sheba only 19 lbs parents were small 3 years old

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Can you share a video of the episode?

What breed is she?

Any history of illness or injury?

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