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My dog, he's 17 years old is staggering and breathing hard.

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My dog, he's 17...

My dog, he's 17 years old is staggering and breathing hard

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?

No wound. Just acts like he's weak. He's urinating so he's not dehydrated.

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

Chico

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

He has heartworms unfortunately

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