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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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He is sitting up in bed and keeps extending his neck for

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He is sitting up in bed and keeps extending his neck for brief moments like he's in pain every few minutes
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Ruger, 9
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Ruger
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?
Customer: He had back surgery when he was 4
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 3 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

How long has he had these signs?

Any retching, coughing, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?

Are his gums pink or pale/white?

Does he have pain when you move his neck?

Any chance he chewed something he should not have?

Can he bend his neck to eat/drink from his dish?

Can you take a breathing rate for me (just count his breaths for 10 seconds + multiply by 6)?