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My border collie 12 years or age always has dry warm nose

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My border collie 12 years or age always has dry warm nose and snores when shes a sleep ,shes eating good and drinking normaly, don,t know whether its old age any ideas, had her checked out 3 months ago they was happy with her ,just wanted second opinian. Thanks

Hi there and thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed, internship-trained veterinarian with 11 years experience in general medicine and emergency and critical care medicine and I would be happy to assist you. Please be patient as there may be slight delays in responses as I research your pet's issue and as I am typing out a response.

The temperature of the nose and whether it is wet or dry has no bearing on anything... it is an old wives tale. The snoring happens with age, and is normal for older dogs and does not signify a problem. So in summary, there is nothing to worry about based on these symptoms. Hope that helps put your mind at ease!

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thanks for advice,quick answer. Thankyou Anne

You are so welcome! Please remember to rate my service so that I will receive compensation for assisting you today. Good luck, and have a great rest of the day.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I had her sprayed at 9 years seems to slowed her down since then just thought that could have been a clue. Ok thanks

No, spaying her 3 yrs ago would have nothing to do with it. Have a great day.