Reading Signs of Pain

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How can I find out if my dog is in pain?

Reading Signs of Pain

There are a number of ways to tell if your dog might be in pain. If your dog limps or yelps when touched, she's signaling hurt. If your dog changes behavior from typically friendly and alert to reclusive or irritable, she may be in pain or ill. Some normally mild mannered canines may also become aggressive and bite if they are in a great deal of pain. If your dog will is constantly licking, biting or scratching a particular area, she may also be experiencing discomfort. If you suspect pain, take your dog to your veterinarian for an exam.

   

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