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My dog has been very clingy the past week and his breathing

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My dog has been very clingy the past week and his breathing sems different tonight. Ive noticed his belly is also moving when hes breathing and hes very strched out im just abit concered and not sure what to do at this time of night
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  nekovet replied 1 month ago.

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

Is he stretching out his neck, his belly, etc?

Are his gums pink or white/pale? Moist or sticky?

If you press on his belly, any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?#

Any appetite loss, vomiting or diarrhea?

Could he have eaten anything harmful (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

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