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What flea medication did you use on him?
Is he scratching a lot or rubbing his back on the ground?
Any hair loss or sores on the skin where you applied it?
Thanks for the information. It is possible that he is a little extra sensitive to the ingredient in that medication. Sometimes as it moves through the skin cells, they get this odd sensation that may be worrisome to them as well. I would get some dish soap, such as Dawn and bathe him with that. It should help to strip off the product from the skin. Sometimes it may take a couple bathes to get it all off. If he is acting normal otherwise, such as eating well and not vomiting, it should be okay to watch him. If the shaking and whimpering get worse, I would have him seen by your vet immediately. If it not getting worse, but he is still doing it tomorrow, or he is not eating or is vomiting; I would have him seen first thing in the morning. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns. Hope this helps.
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