Hi there! I hope I can help direct you a bit- how is Cheeto feeling otherwise? (love the name by the way!)
Does her breathing seem to take more effort, or does it seem shallow? I'm sorry about your foot!
Ok, well it is good that it isn't obviously more labored. You are correct, 60 breaths a minute is much too fast for a resting dog as it should be under 24. They can breathe faster if dreaming, but not for such a prolonged time typically. Can you wake her up and see what her breathing does? Also, checking her gum color would be good-we want that to be a light bubble gum pink color
Good, I am glad she is pink. And she is not panting, correct? Some dogs will "pant" with their mouths closed and just move air out the side of their mouths.
With what you are describing I think it would be best to have her checked out by a veterinarian as soon as possible. Hopefully there isn't anything serious going on but it is best to treat breathing issues sooner than later.
If you are absolutely sure she is not panting then yes, I would recommend having her seen tonight. Obviously my biggest concern is that her airway or lungs are affected, but it could also be from pain (and with her history of eating things she shouldn't it is possible). It may be nothing serious at all but I would hate to tell you it is something that could wait and her health declines.
You're welcome! Good luck and I hope Cheeto is okay!
Excellent! Then you could monitor her closely and have her seen in the morning if she continues to breath as such, or if you notice anything else wrong (like not eating, vomiting or diarrhea, or lethargy)
You are welcome! I hope Cheeto worried you for no reason and stays away from things she shouldn't eat!
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