Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Dog is panting and ding in corners. Following us everywhere…

Customer Question
Dog is panting and hiding...
Dog is panting and hiding in corners. Following us everywhere on our heels. Totally not like him.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 13 hours by:
2/22/2016
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 34,313
Experience: University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
Verified

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Sammy's behavior can indicate illness, anxiety, or the anxiety associated with illness. While his panting and change in behavior are important signs, they're not pathognomonic of any one disorder. Are there other symptoms of illness - inappetence, sneezing, coughing, vomiting, diarrhea, lameness, pale mucous membranes of his gums and tongue, increased respiratory rate, etc? Changes in his feeding schedule, your schedule, household changes, remodeling, and new pets or people in the home are known causes of anxiety in dogs. If Sammy's behavior persists, I recommend having his vet take a look at him in order to rule out a medical problem before attempting behavioral reconditioning.

Please respond with the additional information and further questions or concerns if you wish.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I was gone last week but he was home with my husband. We are remodeling the master bathroom and everything is out of our closet and in the other bedrooms. The contractors have been in and out of the house for the last two weeks. He is eating, bowels are fine. It was just the panting and behavior. He finally laid down about 2 am and seems fine this morning.This was the first time that I used this service. I really wanted an answer a little sooner and to be honest don't know if I will use it again.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

Thank you for the additional information and good update. I understand how you feel. It appears that many experts are uncomfortable giving less than definitive answers but in many cases that must be the case.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
Hi Dianna,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Sammy. How is everything going?
Dr. Michael Salkin
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Sammy seems to be back to normal. Not sure what was going on with him but he's back to being his old self.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

Thank you for the good update. I never argue with success.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a dog veterinarianLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr. Michael Salkin Your Own Question
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 34,313
34,313 Satisfied Customers
Experience: University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience

Dr. Michael Salkin is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,416 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,633 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,086 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,682 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,719 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
My senior female dog woke this morning with strange behavior
Hi, my senior female dog woke this morning with strange behavior in the yard while trying to potty. She acted as if she had a poo stuck to her bum, but when I went to help her dislodge it, it was not … read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,682 satisfied customers
She has suddenly [in a few days] become lame with her right
she has suddenly [in a few days] become lame with her right rear leg and now it seem both rear legs can barely walk seems like a spinal /hip paralysis,, not getting better … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,479 satisfied customers
15 year old dog suddenly erratic behavior--running around
15 year old dog suddenly erratic behavior--running around and won't settle down. … read more
Dr. Thompson
Dr. Thompson
veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
123 satisfied customers
My dog which is a chiweenie often has odd behavior after
My dog which is a chiweenie often has odd behavior after eating. Her behavior is sitting on her hind legs grabbing me for attention and jerks her head around and is very anxious. … read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
My 6year old pinwinnie is reverse sneezing on and off for
My 6year old pinwinnie is reverse sneezing on and off for the past two days and is lathargic … read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
A lot of sneezing and reverse sneezing. Missy and 9 years
a lot of sneezing and reverse sneezing JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name and age? Customer: Missy and 9 years old JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian sh… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
34,313 satisfied customers
He struggles getting up and is really lame and stiff and his
Second opinion] he struggles getting up and is really lame and stiff and his back hips are weak...i put a call into my vet this morning to see about Rimady land to have him checked out but was hoping … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
34,313 satisfied customers
He struggles getting up and is really lame and stiff and his
he struggles getting up and is really lame and stiff and his back hips are weak...i put a call into my vet this morning to see about Rimady land to have him checked out but was hoping that until the v… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,053 satisfied customers
He has shifting lameness, it started in his back legs, moved
He has shifting lameness, it started in his back legs, moved to front. His front legs have been “quivering” since we got him from breeder. … read more
DrSarah
DrSarah
Veterinarian
DVM
526 satisfied customers
I have 4 dogs and all are sneezing. When 2 of them sneeze,
I have 4 dogs and all are sneezing. When 2 of them sneeze, the 2 of them have a difficult time getting any air in their lungs, almost like they are gasping for air. … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
969 satisfied customers
Her right leg is lame for about a month now. Her shoulder
Her right leg is lame for about a month now. Her shoulder Area hurts her. Her teeth are very bad. She has an infection in her mouth and is on antibiotics, Gallaprint and Rimydal. She eats ok but not l… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
34,313 satisfied customers
He has had lameness in one leg for 2-3 weeks, and the vet
He has had lameness in one leg for 2-3 weeks, and the vet did not see any obvious cause. Today he started having lameness in the other hind leg, too. There is no known injury. I am hoping there is a s… read more
Dr. Stacy
Dr. Stacy
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
650 satisfied customers
My seven year old cockapoo came down with lameness inches
My seven year old cockapoo came down with lameness inches front right paw. we thought it is a sprain, hewer, the front paw is better but the it shifted to the back left paw. He lost his appetite but drinks and has his treat. Was diagnosed for positive antibodies for Lyme. Please advice. Thank you … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
969 satisfied customers
I'm concerned about some unusual behaviors that showed up
I'm concerned about some unusual behaviors that showed up when our 4 month old miniature schnauzer woke up from a longer than usual nap. After she woke up, I picked her up and held her. She usually is… read more
Veterinarian101
Veterinarian101
Veterinarian
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
It looks like our Bernese has lupus...lame in front right
It looks like our Bernese has lupus...lame in front right leg, skin lesions, ulcers in mouth & now lameness is moving to his left back leg... … read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,053 satisfied customers
Abnormal behavior. Walking around, stopping, going to places
Abnormal behavior. Walking around, stopping, going to places she never goes. Acted like a crazy dog in the car. Is now panting heavily … read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
10,086 satisfied customers
5 month old rotties just started walking with rear leg lame
5 month old rotties just started walking with rear leg lame x rays and lime show nothing.he takes 2-100mg 2 times a day been on for 1 week no improvement at all don't eat have to give ice cubes by han… read more
DrSarah
DrSarah
Veterinarian
DVM
526 satisfied customers
I took my English setter to the vet last week for lameness-
I took my English setter to the vet last week for lameness- I suspected injury- but vet suspected lymes or anaplasmosis. Dog would not cooperate for blood work- so vet prescribed a pain killer. By tim… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
8,719 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x