When should I worry my dog’s breathing is to heavy?
A dogs respiratory rate is 10-34 breaths per minute, unless panting. The respiratory rate is the number of breaths per minute. A normal respiratory rate is assessed when the dog is resting. When a dog is in pain, having heart or respiratory problems, suffering from heatstroke, or simply excited the dog is likely to have increased respiratory rates. It is important to gauge the overall situation and the conditions of the dog to assess the respiratory rate.