• My dog just had a breathing spasm for about 15 seconds. She was walking around beforehand and there did not seem to be an antecedent. I'm concerned because this is the third one in four days. With all of them, she was able to get her breathing back under control and return to normal behavior but I wanted to make sure there wasn't something else going on. She also did not finish her breakfast this morning (not sure if this is related or not).

    Hi Stephanie,
    I recommend that you take her into see a veterinarian. These episodes along with the not finishing breakfast are concerning. This could possibly be from something like allergies but there can also be more severe causes including heart disease and pneumonia. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause of the episodes and any treatment that she needs after they have examined her. If these episodes worsen or if you see her struggling to breathe, she needs to be taken into see a vet immediately.

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