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Hello, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet with 10 years of clinical experience.
I am sorry to hear this and understand your concern for Bonnie.
What breed is she?
Any other signs such as panting, a limp, a fever or vomiting?
Are there thunderstorms where you are?
Has she been running about outside?
Any chance she has hurt herself or ingested a toxin?
I'm afraid I cannot make calls but can continue talking via typing if that is ok.
Has she been spayed?
Is she off her food, vomiting or passing loose stool?
Bless her, ok.
Is she physically able to walk across the room without limping?
Does she seem weak or wobbly?
And any other signs at all?
Perhaps bum scooting, red gums, head shaking, a smelly ear or paw licking?
Ok, thank you.
And would you say she is getting better or worse in the last 20 minutes?
Thank you for all of these answers.
So sudden shivering and panting can have several causes including:
If she is really not herself, to the point it concerns you, a vet visit now is best.
This is so we can check her over and determine what exactly is going on.
She may well need some medicine such as anti inflammatories, pain relief or anti nausea medicine.
You need to bring her to an out of hours clinic.
All vets offer out of hours services, but they may be based at their clinic or elsewhere.
If you call the vet where she is registered, they will direct you where to go.
Not at all.
Hopefully she soon settles and is feeling better.
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