Q. My pet is not feeling alright, he is a Labrador Retriver, he has considerable swelling bear his throat and shoulder an has uneven breathing

A. I would strongly recommend to take him to your veterinarian for a check up. The nature of the swelling needs to be immediately clarified taking some samples of it.
The swelling and the uneven breathing pattern may be related, but it is difficult to know without having a look at him in consultation. X rays of his chest may be needed.

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