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Dog has occasional breathing...

Dog has occasional breathing problem, seems to gasp for about a minute then ok. no apparent reason or activity seems to cause it. Dog is a Lab mix approx. 6 years old (rescued dog) Sees vet annually no other known health problems. Any ideas?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?

Seems to have breathing problem, seems to gasp for a minute or so then ok, going on for abot two weeks.

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

No pain noticeable, possible breathing problem

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name?

Duffy

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

Not that I can think of she has arthritis am treating with Novocare (per vet)

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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I am very sorry to see that none of our other Experts have reached out to you before now. I just came online and found that your question had not been addressed. How is your companion at this time?

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