Do puppies normally breathe fast?
The normal puppy breathing rate Puppies naturally breathe at faster rates than adult dogs. A normal resting respiratory rate for a puppy can be anywhere between 15 to 40 breaths per minute, while an adult dog will breathe anywhere between 10-30 breaths per minute.
Why is my puppy breathing fast while resting?
Puppies may breathe rapidly when sleeping if they have recently played or exercised, or if they are too hot. Fast breathing during rest periods can also be a sign of something more serious, such as food poisoning or heart disease. Make sure to keep your dog out of the heat and ensure they always have plenty of water.