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My yorkie is taking a lot of short sharp breaths im really worried i think he may have had a seisurer

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 10 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 your Yorkie, please?

Regretfully, tachypnea (increased respiratory rate) and shallow breaths aren't pathognomonic (specifically indicative) of any one particular disorder and can be seen with any number of metabolic and cardiopulmonary disorders.

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