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Should You Be Worried About Your Dog’s Muscle Spasms?

 
Playful golden retriever puppy stretches. Stretching can help alleviate the pain of dog muscle spasms.

Dogs typically experience muscle spasms when they exercise hard or get dehydrated. Stretching can help alleviate the pain.

Just like with people, dogs get muscle spasms when their muscle contractions are interrupted. They may be visible beneath your dog’s skin and look like tremors. Typically, this happens when they exercise hard or get dehydrated. While muscle spasms are not life-threatening, they can cause a great deal of pain. Some spasms can also be a result of an injury and may require the help of a veterinarian. Your dog’s health is the priority after all. It is important to know whether you are dealing with worms, muscle problems or some other ailment. Continue reading “Should You Be Worried About Your Dog’s Muscle Spasms?”