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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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Our dog, Tucker is a shihtzu. He is not sleeping and keeps

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Our dog, Tucker is a shihtzu. He is not sleeping and keeps changing positions. He lays for about 30 to 40 seconds in one spot and then he moves to another spot. He keeps doing this. He has been doing this for 2 hours.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Tucker's restlessness would appear to represent discomfort but the source of that discomfort isn't known unless new symptoms have arisen. Are you now seeing vomiting, diarrhea, an increased respiratory rate, lameness, a change of posture, or shaking/trembling (pain responses)? Please give me an update on Tucker. If you've already had him attended to by a vet feel free to disregard my post.