Q. I have a 4 Yom lab who seems like he can't catch his breath at times of inactivity. Still has appetite and active. Also has watery eyes

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A. The watery eyes could be a sign of stress or pain in the body, the breathing difficulties are the sign i'm more worried about.

This could be a heart condition (heart failure or heartworm), you should get him checked by a vet ASAP. If a heart condition is suspected, an Xray will be performed in order to assess the severity of the condition.

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