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My dog is shivering a lot and he seems like he is going to stretch but he stays down with the back part of his body up
Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

I would very strongly advise a veterinary er with this symptom. This in the veterinary world is similar to a downward dog and indicates abdominal distress. Sometimes it can be cramping intestinally but it can also mean intestinal torsion or twisting or other similar causes but when we hear a dog is doing the "prayer" position with the front end laying down and the back end standing up it is strongly encouraged to have a veterinary exam asap to ensure this is not a true emergency

I don't mean to frighten you but this is a red flag in my training to get evaluated and do not say that lightly online unless it is something I would recommend for my own pet.

Please let me know how else I can assist you both today, I am online another 20 minutes tonight

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I am glad you were able to view my responses. Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance to you both before I sign off for the evening

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

Good morning, I wanted to check in on your dog to see how he is feeling today? I would love an update when you are able

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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