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Features June 2019 Issue

Don’t Accept Labored Breathing As Just a Sign of Old Age

Itís invariably large dogs that end up panting from laryngeal paralysis.

Don’t Accept Labored Breathing As Just a Sign of Old Age

Often a surgical fix can make your dog comfortable again.

You find your old pal is having a harder and harder time taking in air, particularly in warm weather or during physical activity. This is not a normal sign of aging. A healthy old dog should be able to breathe comfortably.

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