Why is my dog shaking for no reason? Shivering could be a sign that your dog is in pain or suffering from an illness. Shivering and muscle tremors can be symptoms of serious conditions such as distemper, hypoglycemia, Addison’s disease and inflammatory brain disease, as well as more common ailments like an upset stomach.
What does it mean when a dog shakes? Dogs can shake, shiver or tremble when they’re cold, old, in pain, scared, ill or just because they need to dry off after a splash in a puddle.
Why do dogs shake their whole body? Stress and Anxiety
If your dog gives a whole-body shake for no obvious reason, like a bath or a good roll in the dirt, it could be stress related. Shaking is a classic symptom of stress in dogs.
What can I do when my dog is shaking? There are a few warning signs that let us know it’s time to go see a vet sooner rather than later. Call your vet right away if: Your dog’s shaking is accompanied by other symptoms, like lethargy, anxiety, diarrhea, limping, or vomiting. Your dog’s trembling is interfering with normal behavior like playtime or sleeping.