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Hello. Our 9-week old puppy shakes uncontrollably... He is happy, has an appetite, drinks, wags his tail, and yet he shakes when he lifts his head or stands, often falling over. He does not shake when he is resting. We had a blood test done. He is slightly anemic and has a slightly lowered white blood cell count but still within the normal range. He started doing this two days ago. Please give us suggestions! We are baffled.

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Does he do this all the time or does it come and go? What does you vet suggest as a next step? It's against rules here to suggest diagnoses, but we can try to offer suggestions for things to talk to your vet or a specialist about.
 

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Does he do this all the time or does it come and go? What does you vet suggest as a next step? It's against rules here to suggest diagnoses, but we can try to offer suggestions for things to talk to your vet or a specialist about.
Thank you for your reply! It does not come and go. The tremoring is very constant unless it is resting as we said in the previous message... Our vet suggests to wait it out, he says his immune system is strong. We recently had other puppies with distemper. But our vet thinks this is something unrelated, he actually does not know what it is. So we would love more suggestions and questions.
 

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It's not something I'd be comfortable waiting out, honestly. If he were my puppy, I'd be looking for a second opinion from a different vet, and get at least some idea if this could be something contagious like distemper or neurological. Are you in contact with his breeder or previous home, and if so do you know if this is new or something he's been doing for a while?
 

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Yes, we agree with that. We will do what we can. It is something new, started just a couple of days ago. The puppy was very healthy before.
 

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I'd be looking for a second opinion too, perhaps call around and see if there's a vet in your area with particular expertise in neurological conditions. Sometimes vet colleges are sources of that kind of knowledge. The minute my regular vet seems stymied, I start looking for a specialist.
 
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