Symptoms & What They Mean
Everything you need to know about your dog's symptoms and what they mean
Heavy Breathing in Dogs
Katie Grzyb, DVM
Heavy breathing in dogs is often a medical emergency. If your dog is breathing heavily for no apparent reason—they haven’t been exercising or experienced stress or excitement—consult a vet immediately. This is especially true if the heavy breathing is accompanied by lethargy, coughing, eye or nose discharge, a change in the color of the gums, collapsing, weakness, an...