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My Shih Tzu has the shakes sometimes

Sara1954
June 17th, 2006, 09:24 PM
My 3 year old Shih Tzu sometimes has the shakes...not quite sure if it is because she is cold or just nervous. Does anyone have this problem..thanks

Prin
June 17th, 2006, 09:33 PM
Is she excited when it happens? Some dogs shake when they're hyped up...

glasslass
June 17th, 2006, 10:03 PM
A dog will also shake when in pain. Is this something new or has she always done?

goldenblaze
June 17th, 2006, 11:33 PM
My 5.75 yr Shih Tzu does the same thing, he has been this way his whole life. I can say that after a grooming he does it more but also with longer hair, I'm sure he is not hurting he is very healthy and Vet checked I'm not sure why they might do this but I know others with shih tzus that do the same:)
must be a breed thing:angel:

mafiaprincess
June 18th, 2006, 12:00 AM
I have a puppymill cocker who shakes when excited or scared. With reptition of somethings she gets better and doesn't though.