All You Need to Know About Your Trembling Dog

All You Need to Know About Your Trembling Dog

Have you ever found yourself noticing that your companion is trembling or having full body vibrations out of nowhere? According to most veterinarians, animals can shake and tremble for many different reasons that range from temperature, pain, or fear and anxiety.

As dog parents, you need to be sure you are reading the room when a situation like this is occurring. If your dog has just played outside and the temperatures were colder than usual, then this could be related to why he or she is trembling. Another common reason why you are seeing them shake is due to pain.

If they are sensitive, avoiding touch, or even yelping when handled, this could show that the shaking is due to pain, and if this is the case, action needs to be taken quickly. The last reason that could cause this shaking is fear or excitement. Depending on the situation, your dog’s behavior and the environment will tell you all there is to know.

If you are noticing shivering or trembling, you must act as if it was yourself in that situation. If the temperatures are cold and your dog is shaking, then providing them with the warmth of blankets or a heater will do the trick. If the shaking is simply from excitement, you won’t have to worry as much.

However, if you suspect that there is something else causing the shaking or trembling, it’s best to contact your veterinarian as soon as possible, to assist you in figuring out any underlying causes.

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