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Maltese has been acting strange since yesterday, wont come when shes called, is walking around slowly with her tail down and acting like someone has hit her or something. No vomiting, no diarrhea, hasnt eaten anything bad. Nose isnt hot and dry, just heard her crying on the bed and went in and she was rocking side to side on her belly , she is also panting and its not hot in the house.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the Maltese?

Her health has been fine, she on a dog program at banfield about 7 years old no other health problems

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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1- Is she arching her back?

2- Any other symptoms?

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