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my dog is walking with a hunch back trembling and lathargic ...

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my dog is walking with a hunch back,trembling and lathargic what could this be a sign of

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Age: 2; Male; Breed: american bull dog

Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Joni replied 11 years ago.
It could be a number of things. The fact that it is a male the hunched back is usually a sign of prostate problems and discomfort. The trembling is also pain related. Are there any females close by in heat that you know of? He may have injured his back or neck but I would bet on a prostate problem. He needs to see a vet tomorrow to rule this out. Please don't wait as some vets will heve limited hours due to the holidays.