• Starting yesterday he didn't want to eat his regular food. But instead he did want to eat ground chicken and dollops of pumpkin solid pack no additives. He took his medication this morning Guaifenesin /Benazepril 5mg. He had a BM laying down of course, as my concern was he was breathing so heavy but wants to sleep. He sets up every so often and wants to drink cold water. Enjoys it when I rub his face with a cold cloth. Yes few treats Saturday evening called H-E-B Barkin bites made with real bacon it says on the label. The ingredients state that it has wheat and corn gluten. His breathing slows down once he drifts off to sleep. My main concern and question is should I just monitor him and watch him set up every so often and want to drink water. He is 13 years old. When he sits up he's alert, but then he just wants to lay back down and go to sleep. I've been standing here monitoring him for the last few hours. What do you advise I should be doing besides this action. Thank you Brent

    Hi Brent, thanks for your question. I recommend that you take him into see a veterinarian as soon as possible. What you are describing is concerning and could be a sign of a serious underlying medical issue. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause of these symptoms and the treatment he needs after they have examined him.


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