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Is 7 year old american eskimo has not bee around other dogs.

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Is 7 year old...

Is 7 year old american eskimo has not bee around other dogs

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with the dog?

This evening hacks like trying to clear throat and thick white phglem came out then breathes normal and rests

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does the dog seem to hurt?

No pain no crying drank water when prompted

Veterinarian's Assistant: The noise must be worrying. I'll connect you to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name?

Kept doing this for several minutes now seems to be quiet

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

Max is his name I thought he might be choking on something but saw nothing his stomach is noisy though

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on Max, please?

You're correct to consider that he may have ingested something that irritated his throat and then caused the borborygymus (the sound of fluid and gas moving through hypermotile bowel). A simple respiratory infection (infectious tracheobronchitis complex/"kennel cough") is still a consideration even though he hadn't been around other dogs - it just takes one infected dog in the neighborhood, and there are a host of other more serious coughing disorders to consider if Max's coughing didn't stop spontaneously within a few days - congestive heart failure, chronic sterile bronchitis, pneumonia, heartworm disease, and neoplasia (cancer) in the chest cavity

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