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Of or pertaining to the pain of death.
From timing the breaths, it seemed that the breaths were indeed agonal, so I pressed on with resuscitation.
At that point, agonal breathing usually takes over with perhaps just an occasional breathing reflex noticed over a 15 to 30 minute period.
Complete lack of movement - There will be no more agonal breathing, and the dog won't respond to any touch or movement of his body.
Once breathing stops, the body may give a few agonal breaths even after the dog passes away.
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