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Sampson Duke

Aw- the couch...- Like sleeping on- clouds
Barked: Mon May 5, '08 3:52pm PST 
I get the hicups all the time. Mom is worried that it means I am getting too much air and is a sign of bloat. Is it? Do you pups get hicups frequently? Is it dangerous?

My head- rattles...
Barked: Mon May 5, '08 5:23pm PST 
When Diesel was little he got hiccups all the time. ALL the time. He eventually outgrew it. I wouldnt worry about it.

I'll Be Happy to- Share with you.
Barked: Tue May 6, '08 8:38am PST 
in pups just means their diaphram -his chest is growing ..
you will out grow it hug nothing to worry about.

Sampson Duke

Aw- the couch...- Like sleeping on- clouds
Barked: Tue May 6, '08 11:26am PST 
Im a new dane mom, thanks pups!

Barked: Wed May 7, '08 9:04pm PST 
Someone is Growing!!!! smile

What can I get- into next?
Barked: Fri Jul 4, '08 3:41am PST 
Wow, I didn't know that. I must be growing like crazy because I get them at least once a day or so. Thanks for the infosnoopy

Thank you, Thank- you very much!
Barked: Mon Jul 14, '08 7:55am PST 
Elvis gets hicups all the time. I've checked with my vet & other Dane owners and everyone says it's perfectly normal.

Kacie - Is it nap time- yet?
Barked: Tue Apr 28, '09 5:20am PST 
I get hiccups 1-2 times every single day. My breeder says that it's because of the deep-chest growth, and not to worry about it. My mom was scared of bloat too...but no worries!
Abby CGC

Big and- Beautiful
Barked: Thu Apr 30, '09 10:20am PST 
When I was a pup I had them constantly..but I outgrew it. Mommy and Daddy were scared too (they are first time dane owners too) but the vet assured them it is okay. Dont worry
Oreo Big- Stuff

Im the luckest- Dane in the- World
Barked: Mon Aug 2, '10 5:13am PST 
I used to get hicups yes my mom worried but only because i had a very ruff start in life and would of died if it wasnt for my mom and my vet Dr Jerry Henke and the special vet guy Dr bush who my vet sent me to for help.