Watch Out! 10 Signs Your Dog is Suffering
💖 Dogs are very strong animals, but when they are enduring pain or discomfort, they exhibit a variety of behaviors to communicate their discomfort. Understanding these signs can help owners seek timely medical help and care for their dog's health. Here are some common signs of dogs enduring pain:
Hips up high 🐶
When a dog is in the "praying" position frequently for long periods of time, has a painful expression, is reluctant to play, and is fidgety, it may be because the dog is feeling unwell, especially if it may have gastrointestinal problems such as pancreatitis or gastroenteritis. In this case, it is recommended to take your dog to the doctor immediately
Butt grinding 🐾.
The dog suddenly grinds his buttocks on the ground to walk, if the shoveler has regular deworming, then the dog may be inflamed anal glands, and the dog's tail gently lifted up, you will find the redness and swelling, the owner should take the dog to see a doctor in a timely manner, in addition to suggesting that the owner can help the dog to clean up the anal glands on a regular basis, which will make it healthier, and reduce body odor
Frequent licking and biting 👅
A dog that licks and bites a part of the body frequently may be suffering from intense itching caused by an injury, a parasite or a bacterial fungal infection. This self-inflicted behavior needs to be dealt with in a timely manner or it may lead to aggravation of the skin problem. It is important to keep your dog clean and sanitized and dewormed regularly.
Banging head against the wall 💢
A dog suddenly banging its head against something around it, such as a wall, crate or dog bowl, may indicate that it is feeling extremely uncomfortable. This could be a sign of a serious condition such as nerve problems in the head, brain disease, or poisoning. This is a dangerous situation and owners should quickly take their dog to the hospital for treatment
Limping and afraid to touch the ground
A dog that suddenly limps, is afraid to touch the ground and appears to be in pain can be caused by joint or bone problems. Owners are advised to take their dogs to the veterinarian immediately to prevent more serious problems. Early treatment can help the dog recover.
Suddenly cranky and biting 😡
A dog with a painful and intolerable place on its body will affect its mood, it may suddenly become cranky and approach it hastily, it may bite people in addition to barking. This is the dog's way of self-protection, it is worried that someone will take advantage of its defenses to attack it, so it first scares don't
Curled up and not seeing anyone 🐕
If your dog has been curled up and won't get up, hiding in a corner and showing signs of pain when touched, then there needs to be concern about whether there is an area that is causing the pain. Just as we feel pain when we touch a wound, dogs will avoid touch due to physical pain.
Constant twitching of the body 🌀
If you have ruled out your dog being afraid, but he still shakes constantly on hot days or when sitting, this could be related to calcium intake. Calcium deficiency may lead to muscle weakness and shivering. Owners should regularly give their dogs calcium supplements to maintain proper bone and muscle development