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Ate wild carrot leaves and stems. Regurgitated 20 minutes ago. Distressed respiration with jerky legs during inspiration and constant change of position laying down. 11 yrs ear old female bichon 18 pounds.

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Heath Wilkerson
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Hi, Dr. W here. I'm sorry to hear this. Based on what you're describing, I wonder if the regurgitation is from aerophagia (accidentally swallowing air during breathing). This happens a lot when a dog is breathing abnormally as you describe; they accidentally end up with air in the stomach which is uncomfortable and can cause vomiting. The carrot leaves and stems are probably insignificant in this case. But the respiratory distress is very concerning. I think she needs to be seen at an emergency room to see why her breathing is compromised.

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