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Taylor asked in PetsDogs · 6 years ago

My dog keeps choking/gagging?

Yesterday, she was really down all day long. She wouldn't eat her breakfast, wouldn't eat any treats.. she took the treat I gave her and buried it outside, we switched her food out for her dinner, and she didn't eat that either. Drank some water but not a lot. Her eyes were really droopy and low, she slept a lot and was also up and down a lot.

Today, we switched her food out for her breakfast, she still didn't touch it, she's been drinking more water and looks better then she did yesterday, she eventually ate a treat and her breakfast, but the only problem now is, she keeps choking/gagging? Like dry heaves I guess you could say? She usually does this after she drinks water, but today, she's doing it a lot even without drinking water?

We're gonna take her to the vet when my dad gets home from work but just curious if anybody has any idea?

4 Answers

  • 6 years ago

    Guessing is pointless. The dog needs the vet ASAP. I know of a 2 year old dog who was gagging/choking who had a badly enlarged heart and needed a pacemaker to save her life. Could be kidneys. Could be a great many things. Hopefully your dog's problem will be readily treatable.

  • 6 years ago

    None of us are Vets & the only thing we can do is take guesses as to what is wrong. It could be so many different things & we could guess wrong & the dog could be dead by the time your dad gets home from work. What about your mom taking the dog to the Vet? or a neighbor or a friend?

  • 6 years ago

    Stop switching foods which will only exacerbate her condition. No one including a vet can diagnose/treat your dog, least of all YA, take it to a vet.

  • 6 years ago

    Could be kennel cough, could be upper respiratory disease, could be heart disease. Only your vet will be able to answer your question with any degree of accuracy.

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