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Dog acting strange....any ideas?

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Firedog, Sep 27, 2013.


  1. Firedog

    Firedog PetForums VIP

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    Last night I gave the girls their dinner but Precious ate very little of hers which is unusual. Then she started acting weird. She kept sort of stretching, she went down in a play bow position and stayed there. She kept stretching out and then laying down but stretching at the same time, then sitting.

    I felt along her body and she didn't appear to be in any pain and she has eaten her breakfast and seems to be okay and I am keeping an eye on her.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. DollyGirl08

    DollyGirl08 PetForums VIP

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    Could it be her anal glands? Marley acts like this when his are giving him jip.
     
  3. Firedog

    Firedog PetForums VIP

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    I did wonder. I shall have to watch her in the garden.
     
  4. DollyGirl08

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    Ye, I know of a few dogs that do the stretching thing when they have anal gland trouble.
     
  5. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Muddy has had extensive tummy issues and this is exactly how he behaves with tummy ache
     
  6. paddyjulie

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    This ^^^^^

    Mavis too. This was the first indication she had pancreatitis .

    Hopefully nothing to worry about firedog ...perhaps it was just a bit of wind ;)
     
  7. emmaviolet

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    Like PJ and Rona said, this is what Alfie will do with a tummy ache or cramp (wind) when he had some tummy issues.

    If she didn't eat, she may of had a bit of a tummy ache, but if she isn't doing it and ate this morning it may of passed hopefully.
     
  8. Sled dog hotel

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    Lots of stretching, and arching backs or standing roached back with and/or spayed legs can be a sign of abdominal pain and discomfort. Unsettled behaviour can be a sign too as if they cant get comfortable in one position.
    If they lay spinx like too rather then relaxed and stretched out on their sides that can be a sign too.
     
  9. Blitz

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    It is classic signs of stomach ache. As it has passed now and she is eating normally I would ignore it unless it recurrs.
     
  10. Lilylass

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    Snap with Maisie .... she also sometimes gets a really "tucked up" / arched look about her

    Fingers crossed it was a one off
     
  11. Firedog

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    No problems eating dinner tonight.:)
     
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