1. Energy – If your dog is acting more lethargic than usual it may mean he or she isn’t feeling well

Sleepy Yellow Lab Puppy

2. Gait – Changes in a dog’s walk, like limping, hobbling or favoring one leg over another, is a good indication that something is hurting your pet

cute german shepherd dog walk

3. Eyes – They can also be very telling. Bloodshot and dilated or constricted pupils can be a sign something is awry

basset hound red eyes dog

4. Appetite – A dog disinterested in food either means the dog is sick

dog don't want to eat

5. Demeanor – Some dogs can become defensive when they are hurting. If an otherwise friendly, well-behaved pup is snaps at you, you may want to take him or her to the vet to get check out.

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6. Posture – If a dog is hunching over, fidgety, or particularly rigid it may mean they aren’t feeling well

boxer puppy sitting photo

7. Breath – Fast, shallow breaths or excessive panting for no discernible reason could be a sign your dog isn’t feeling well

fast breathing dog photo

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