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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 01-23-2018, 02:51 PM Thread Starter
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Snoring Havanese?!

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So recently (past week or so), I have noticed that PACO has become a snorer. What's that all about? When it first happened, I wasn't sure what was going on... looked over him carefully as he was snoring (ha), and even woke him up and he looked at me like "Why did you wake me up, MOM??!". It's a very gentle snore- not really at all loud... but funny?

How common is this? Could it be a bigger issue (I honestly don't think so, but what do I know about dog snoring)?

And it's definitely "snoring", not to be confused with the "doggy nightmares" he periodically has, which are totally different!! lol

HA. This post is ridiculous, but may spark an interesting discussion!!

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One of mine (Panda) snores frequently too... More often when sleeping on her back. I've never heard Pixel snore, and Kodi only once in a GREAT while. The only thing I can think of is that Panda has a little bit shorter muzzle than the other two. Not terribly short, but shorter than the others.
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with any sudden change in health or behaviour it might be best to have a vet check.
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My late Lhasa Apsos with their brachycephalic muzzles were big snorers. The current furkids generally do not snore, although Champ at almost 14 snores occasionally - and he does not sleep on his back.
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Tucker will snore softly very occasionally. I've thought it might be because he's getting older. (He'll be 11 in 3 weeks.)
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Scout and Truffles both occasionally snore. Scout frequently has doggy nightmares and we have to wake him up.
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Good to know others do it too! haha. I didn't hear it last night, and I'm wondering if maybe he was sleeping on his back when it happened...or just sleeping very deeply?! I'll run it by my vet anyhow, we're heading over there anyway this week.
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My Apollo used to snore quite often when he was sleeping deeply. My H pointed out that when Apollo did it I'd smile and pet him. When H snores I give him a shove and tell him to roll over.
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I caught Oreo snoring after he had been for a 2 day visit with his pet sitter and her two Bichons. She told me that none of them napped the whole time, it was just play, play, play. I think he was absolutely exhausted when he came home, and fell into such a deep sleep that he was snoring. It was really funny!! By the way your pup is precious, and has the perfect hair cut!!!
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We've never noticed Shama snoring, but we noticed her dreaming for the first time yesterday. It was really cute. Little paw movements and vocalizations and eye movement under her eyelids.

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