How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. John Your Own Question
Dr. John
Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 5542
Experience:  Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. John is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a 4 year old Akita 130 lbs. out of the blue he stands

Customer Question

I have a 4 year old Akita 130 lbs. out of the blue he stands up whines and spins about 3 times then lays down and starts to lick the floor. This behavior usually continues for about 24 hours but this time we are into the second day Are these symptoms of something ?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the Akita. What is the Akita's name?
Customer: Moose
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the Akita?
Customer: Eats well! Gets walks daily. Has other dogs in family hates the heat
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
This behavior happens every few months
Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 3 months ago.

Hi, i`m Richard, a Veterinarian from the UK. Hopefully I can help today.

Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 3 months ago.

Has Moose had trouble with his anal glands in the past?