The average respiration rate for dogs is between 18 and 34 breaths per minute. This is measured when a dog is calm, healthy, and resting. Many factors can increase the rate, from illness to stress to excitement.
The average respiration rate for the dog is 10 to 30 breath per minute. this is very different from who were atheletic shape and who was suffering from some type of disesse that has reduced lung capacity. The rate of respiration determined by watching dog's chest falls and rise. that is inhalation of oxygen and exhalation of co2