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This is not meant as a substitute for veterinary care.
Always seek help from your vet after an emergency.
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Take your dog to the vet IMMEDIATELY for any signs that your dog may be having hard time breathing. Or if there is a sudden onset of inability to use limbs, stand, circling, head tilt and abnormal behaviors.
Collapse, weakness, bluish or grey gum color, labored, rapid or shallow breathing, coughing, anxiety, vomiting, wheezing.
Ensure that your pet is in a cool environment and do not give anything orally.
Call and seek veterinary care immediately.
Inability to use limbs, inability to stand, circling, seizures, head tilt, abnormal behavior, tremors.
Seek veterinary care as soon as possible. Neurologic disease are difficult to treat and often very serious.