Is my cat panting because it’s hot

Pet Questions: Is my cat panting because it’s hot?

Updated: 12:36 PM EST January 9, 2020

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– SARAH DALLOF NBC NEWS. THEO: TIME TO ANSWER SOME OF THESE PET QUESTIONS. With us, Dr. KIM HAMMOND FROM FALLS ROAD ANIMAL HOSPITAL. THAT’S CODY. DR. Hammond: That is a miracle of nature. THAT’S A SHE-POO. There’s a German Shepherd somewhere in that tiny dog. I don’t know how that happened. [LAUGHTER] DR. Hammond: It doesn’t make any sense. THEO: AND FRESHLY CUT AND BEAUTIFUL SWEATER. FIRST QUESTION: Someone said my cat gasps at night. IS MY HOUSE TOO HOT? DR. Hammond: It could be. THEY COULD BE FINAL. HERE WAS THE OFFER, PANTING IS DIFFERENT FROM BREATHING FAST. SO YOU WOULD COMPLETE PERSPIRE APART REALLY FAST. – BREATHE FULLY. If the cat breathes more than 35 times per minute, you need to call your veterinarian. Thoughts, 25. My dog ​​pants when I pull my breath. I get a fan for him. I know it sounds silly, but I get a fan for him and they don’t pay that much. – AND THEY ARE NOT TROUSING SO MUCH. THEO: Turn off your head to put on a robe. DR. Hammond: My wife likes that. THEO: LOWER BILLS. NEXT QUESTION, MY DOGS BITE THEIR FEET. Could this be the atopy allergy you mentioned? DR. Hammond: The answer, yes it could be, but probably not because this is the wrong season. YOU HAVE TO FREEZE THE BREAK WHEN YOU ARE OUT – YOU MAY HAVE LITTLE ICICLES ON YOUR FEET. Take a good look at it. WHEN THIS HAPPENS, YOUR DOG COMES IN FROM A PATH EVERY TIME, LOOK AT ALL FOUR PAWS AND WIPE THEM WITH A WARM WASHER. DR. Hammond: Theo: Third question. My dogs have difficulty sitting and getting up. THE COUNTER MEDICATION DOES NOT SEEM TO HELP. WHAT’S ELSE AVAILABLE? DR. Hammond: Arthritis exacerbates in winter. We want to use drugs that increase range of motion and keep muscle mass going and reduce pain. The over-the-counter drugs likely won’t work. You may want to speak to your veterinarian. There are effective drugs, and one drug has been approved for dogs, that will prevent cartilage from deteriorating. WE STILL CANNOT USE IT ON PEOPLE. Imagine if we could use it when needed.

Pet Questions: Is my cat panting because it’s hot?

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Updated: 12:36 PM EST January 9, 2020

Dr. Kim Hammond of Falls Road Animal Hospital answers your pet questions.

Dr. Kim Hammond of Falls Road Animal Hospital answers your pet questions.

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