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Hi, my 8 or 9 year old dog has been walking weird for the past two days with her tail tucked in and her head low. Sometimes she'll lay down, won't move even when called, and will shake really hard. Yesterday I was sitting on the floor and she came to me whining and anywhere I touched her she cried out. Her stomach is also really hard. It doesn't seem bloated but then again I've never felt what that feels like. She calms down if she is warm under a blanket but If i move her she'll cry out again. Unfortunately my family doesn't have the financial ability to be able to take her to the vet right now, so I want to see what I can do for her in the mean time. She also hasn't been eating or drinking water almost at all during these past two days because she'll hardly go near her bowls.
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974371 tn?1424653129
It sounds like you have a sick dog and one that is probably in pain.  There would be no way to be able to tell you what is wrong as it could be any number of things.  It us very worrisome that she is shaking, not eating or drinking.  You need to find some way to get her to the Vet and soon!  Some take Care Credit.  She needs to get checked!  
19581927 tn?1480416467
Money or not, get to the vet. Tail tucked, walking funny, pain all over, distended belly are all signs of a medical emergency. Call a few vets, explain your situation, and see who seems the most open to help. Also, ask your friends on Facebook to chip in and help. They can callthe vet's office and pay $10 or $20 towards the bill.
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Unfortunately vets don't care!!  I know
I just lost
My boxer Roxie yesterday after having paid two visits and meds then Sunday night I called three begging for help!!  I knew she was bad.  ...  no one would help because I didn't have the $85. She dies an hour later. I hate vets!!
675347 tn?1365460645
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I agree with both comments above. Your poor dog needs some medical help. She is obviously feeling rotten, and no-one here can diagnose what might be the matter with her. I can tell you love her so do something to get her to the vet.
441382 tn?1452810569
You need to get your dog to a vet whatever the cost.  Shaking is an indication of pain, and if she won't get up when you call her the pain is severe enough to make her not want to move.  The hard belly could be a mass, it could be caused by a blockage, only a vet can tell you.  She is, apparently, suffering, so you need to just get out your phone book and start calling vets, explaining the situation and begging them to please see her with your promise (that you absolutely keep) to either make payments or pay when you get the money.  You can also apply for Care Credit.  You will find out immediately if you are approved and it's likely that you will be approved.  In my experience your credit has to be really bottomed out to be turned down.  Please don't let her go the whole weekend like this.

Ghilly
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