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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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Our dog seems to be having problems breathing and won't lay

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Customer: Our dog seems to be having problems breathing and won't lay down even though she is tired and vet won't be open until tomorrow. Sorry name is ***** *****
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: She is eating and drinking fine...seemed to potty okay. Her abdomen and vagina seem a bit swollen. She seems to be like having hiccups and breathing funny. She is trying to fall asleep sitting up and won't stay laying down.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Good evening, thank you for your question. Can you give me more information on your situation?

1) Do you have a video to share? You can take one with your phone and upload it to or photo and share the link back so that we can see what you're seeing.
2) How many breaths per minute is she taking?
3) How old is she?
4) Is she spayed?
5) If not spayed, when was her last heat cycle?
6) If not spayed, was she bred during her last heat cycle?

This additional info will help me to best help you.