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My Shorkie is shaking/trembling and won’t leave my side. He…

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My Shorkie is shaking/trembling...

My Shorkie is shaking/trembling and won’t leave my side. He has no other symptoms, he’s eating, plays when the kids get home, but is randomly shaking and very clingy.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name and age?

Chewie and he’s almost 2

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Chewie?

He likes to get in the litter box for our cat.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Dog Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Dog Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

When a small dog starts exhibiting theses types of symptoms it can mean a few things. Number one they are in pain from something.

It is very common when a dog has hurt their back or neck for them to behave this way because every little movment hurts.

Another possibility is that his anal glands may be bothering him and causing significant discomfort.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Dog Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

This just started correct?

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Dog Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

Given that he is eating and drinking normally it does not sound like this is a gastrointestinal issue causing pain.

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