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My pom chi suddenly is jerking as she tries to walk and when

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my pom chi suddenly is jerking as she tries to walk and when I reach to pet her, she flinches as if she is afraid. She almost acts dizzy.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  jadedangel57 replied 1 year ago.
JaCustomer,
My name is ***** ***** I’ve been involved professionally with dogs in the health and behavioral fields for over 18 years. It will be my pleasure to work with you today.
In order to supply you with an informed answer, it is necessary for me to collect some additional information from you. When I receive your response or reply, it will likely take me between 30-45 minutes to type up my reply if I am still online when I receive notice that you replied. I hope you can be patient.
Are your dog’s eyes moving back and forth?
Is your dog standing with its legs further apart then normal?
Is your dog swaying?
Is your dog walking on an angle and can’t walk a straight line?
Is your dog holding its head at a tilt?
Is your dog nausea or eating less?
Has she been scratching her ears or shaking her head?