What Are The Reasons Why A Dog's Muscles Would Tighten Up, As If He Is In A Lot Of Pain?


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Anonymous answered
What you describe is not classic seizure behavior.  Dogs can exhibit partial seizures that are more varied in presentation.  It is possible that your dog is actually in pain for some reason.
Things that cause seizures include toxin, trauma, infectious, hypoglycemia, certain tumors, idiopathic epilepsy, severe liver disease, and metabolic disorders.
This dog needs to be examined by a veterinarian.  Contact your local shelter to see if they run a low cost or income based clinic.  Some clinics also will do payment plans.

Jacquelyn Mathis Profile
It's most likely seizures, and you need to take him to the vet to get medicine for him to control it. Hope this helps, good luck.
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Jacquelyn Mathis
Jacquelyn Mathis commented
He needs a steady, and regular diet, and if you let him run lose, he might have eaten something that is causing this, or been hit by a car or a person. See if you can't find a doctor that might work with you with a sliding fee scale.
C Harper
C Harper commented
Thank you so much tiggersmom and everyone else who answered, I passed your information on to my BF..it is actually her that has the lab she can not afford to take him to the vet, so I found this site, and asked the question for her based on what she emailed me....she says thank you so much, it never crossed her mind that max could have been hit by a car or a person to boot..she said he has not done it again but she is watching him closely....
Jacquelyn Mathis
Jacquelyn Mathis commented
I am glad that I could help, and I hope the pup is doing fine, maybe she could set up a payment plan with a vet also.
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Mina McWhorter answered
Could be a seizure or could be he ate something that won't pass and as it is trying to go though his intestines it gets stuck. I'd get him to a vet. If its seizures fine but if he has something in his intestines it could puncture and then you have big problems.

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