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My dogs eyes are puffed up and closed and he is shaking.

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My dogs eyes are puffed up and closed and he is shaking.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Tina, you appear to be describing a hypersensitivity reaction (urticaria) that has caused periocular swelling of Sid's eyes. This can occur with a food allergy, adverse drug reaction, vaccination, envenomation, adverse chemical reaction, or reaction to environmental allergens such as pollens, molds, dust, and dust mites, etc. Can you upload a photo(s) of Sid's face to our conversation? You can use the paperclip icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see the icon) or you can use an external app such as