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CONSTANT SWALLOWING WITH LICKING ACTIVITY
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CONSTANT SWALLOWING WITH LICKING ACTIVITY

COULD THE PAST INJURY BE THE PROBLEM AREA,OR A BONE SPLINTER,WATER GOING IN AIR WAY CAUSING GAGGING WHEN DRINKING WATER MOST OF THE TIME,I ALWAYS RINSE AND REPLACE WATER TO ELIMINATE POSSIBLE HAIR IN HIS WATER MUG.BONE ENDS MOSTLY CARTLIDGE AND MEAT ONCE IN AWHILE TREAT.
Type of Animal
:  
TOY DOG
Age of Animal
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ABOUT 5-6 OUR YEARS
Sex of Animal
:  
Male
Breed of Animal
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SHUI-SUI
Last date your pet was examined by a vet?
:  
May 15, 2008
City
:  
SAN ANTONIO
State/Province
:  
TX.
Country
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USA
Blood Test Results
:  
OK
X-Ray Results
:  
OK
Other pertinent test results
:  
SOME INJURY TO A GLAND IN THE THROAT AREA AT THAT TIME DUE TO AN ATTACK BY A LAB.
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This swallowing and constant licking behavior may be the result of your dogs previous throat injury. This could also be a pre-seizure sign. Pre-seizure signs such as excess swallowing and licking can continue with or without becoming actual epileptic seizures.
Dr Carol Osborne, DVM
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