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Our German Shepherd is breathing over 50 times she is lethargic now since a vet had us give her Doxycycline 100 mg they said they think it’s bronchitis they took exrays to make sure there is no blockage I gave her 12.5 mg of Benadryl we can’t afford more money this is horrible she just stares at the wall she is 3 years 7 month

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name?

Sophie rather

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

We have never took any of our dogs to dog parks there only in our yard

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

You may consider asking your veterinarian for a bronchodilator to help open Sophie's airways so she can breathe easier.

Has she been running a fever?

Did she have any blood work checked to see what we white blood cell count is doing?

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

Is she eating normally?

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