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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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My Dachshund suddenly started shaking and slowly walking

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Customer: My Dachshund suddenly started shaking and slowly walking with tail between legs and clinging to me after I threw his toy once. He ran after it and that was it!!???
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I took him out to potty and he did very little. He just ate before I started to play with him. He tried his normal shaking of the head and couldn't seem to do it?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi, I need a response asap! it said 8 minutes or less and it's been more than 8 minutes. Please help
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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. I need to know how old your doxi is. My initial thought was that he hurt his neck or back; in othe words, a doxi who suffered a slipped disk. Shaking is a pain response and reluctance in shaking the head suggests that the disk is in his neck. Please give me an update on him.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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