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My dog is breathing difficult with a "snorking" sound. "She"

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My dog is breathing...

My dog is breathing difficult with a "snorking" sound. "She" is preferring to lie on the tummy and is overweight. Symptoms increased as from this morning. She is a Chiwawa and 8 years old.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. The Expert will know what to do. What is your dog's name and age?

Her name is ***** ***** 8 years old. Living in South Africa

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Lexi?

Eight years old

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

Yes, as I have said she is overweight and mainly spends her time indoors (i.e. not very active)

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 3 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 3 months ago

I am very sorry to see that you have not received a response to your initial question before now. I just came online and found that your question had not been addressed. How is your companion at this time? Can you share video of the episodes you're seeing?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Good morningCustomer
As I haven't received a response before 17h00 (CAT time), I eventually took her to a local vet for treatment as I was concerned about her going to bed in this condition. Thank you for your assistance in any case. I think there may have been a delay in the actual initiation process as I have requested a refund of my double payment (mistakenly done so) of the deposit.
The Vet gave her some injections and prescribed a few tablets and this morning she is a lot better.
Thank you once again.Bennie.
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