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Chronic allergic tracheobronchitis
Congestive heart failure
Complications from heart murmur
rapid breathing using intercostal muscles at a rate of of 50 BPM. No loss of energy, running after balls or sticks. Also have 3 cats but they never go outside.
I did, what did you do with it?
Rapid breathing in a German Shepard. rate of 50 a min. No loss of energy in chasing a stick or ball. Not eating usual dry food, but still likes the cats food. There are 3 cats.