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Puppy hiccups after eating--normal?

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Each and everytime after he eats, he hiccups. Is he eating too fast? or is this nomal puppy behavior?

Thanks for your responses.
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Its normal for puppies and some breeds to get hiccups regularly. Both of our dogs still occasionally get hiccups. Puppies tend to eat quickly and a consequence of that is swallowing a lot of air. Swallowing air can irritate the diaphragm and that is one of the causes of hiccups. So I would say its nothing to be concerned over and I would guess it gets better with time.
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