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LAB/SETTER MIXED..BREATHING VERY HEAVY, WON'T EAT AND

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LAB/SETTER MIXED..BREATHING VERY HEAVY...

LAB/SETTER MIXED..BREATHING VERY HEAVY, WON'T EAT AND DRINKING WATER SORT OF OK

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

BEASTIE 9 YRS OLD

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Beastie?

NO...HE WAS OUTSIDE IN THE YARD LAYING DOWN AND SOME SMALL LIMBS FELL...ONE MAY HAVE HIT HIM...HE IS SCARED TO GO OUT INTO THE YARD (THAT AREA)...I THINK HE WAS SCARED BADLY

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 11 months ago

When could the branch have hit him?

When did these symptoms begin?

Any vomiting, diarrhea or swelling of the abdomen?

Have there been any changes to the diet? New food? New treats? Bones? Has any human food been fed? Torn up toys or trash? Stressful changes to the environment?

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