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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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My dog was all fine today but after we get back from tiking

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Hi, my dog was all fine today but after we get back from tiking him out this afternoon, he became so excited for no reason and start shivering could not stand on his legs, he didn't sleep very since we got him, can you help me with it?
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Dog
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
He eats normal and we walked him about three hours today.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 16 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 16 days ago.

You appear to have witnessed a complex partial seizure. How is Ivan currently doing?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I'm sorry, many spelling mistakes, he is on his bed sleeping, but he pee twice on his bed, I am thinking if I walked him too much today..
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 16 days ago.

Perhaps he overexercised. Most dogs simply refuse to go any farther when they're exhausted, however, and an exhausted dog shouldn't "become so excited and shiver...". Keep a watch on him. If a seizure did arise, another within 24 hours would define clustering which can presage status epilpeticus - the state in which seizure activity doesn't abate until I heavily sedate or anesthetize my patient. He would then need the attention of his vet at your earliest convenience.

Please continue our conversation if you wish.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Thank you so much, I will keep eye on him.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 15 days ago.

You're quite welcome. I can't set a follow-up in this venue so please return to our conversation - even after rating - with an update at your convenience. You can bookmark this page for ease of return.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 13 days ago.
Hi Yancheng,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Ivan. How is everything going?

Dr. Michael Salkin