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Last week my yorkie...

Last week my yorkie was diagnosed witha virus that we were told is similar to kennel cough. He has been on some medicine and doing pretty good. Today he hasn't been eating, normal heart rate, heavy breathing and tenderness around his mouth. He has yelped a couple times while petting him near his mouth. We aren't sure if this is serious enough to go to an animal hospital. What do you think?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Coughing can be worrying. The Expert will know what you should do. What is the dog's name and age?

Smores is 1yr and 1 mo

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

Smores

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?

A little unusual discoloration in stool

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Hello my name is***** and I am a licensed veterinarian with over 9 years of experience. I am hoping to help you with your pet today. Since I can’t physically exam your pet, I may need to respond with several follow up questions so I can best help you. Remember there is no limit on how many questions you can ask to in order to clarify any information I have provided regarding your pet. I just have a few initial questions to ask to gather some more information if you don’t mind? How was he diagnosed with the virus? Did they do testing? What medications was he prescribed?

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