Q. My Airedale is restless, very unsettled pacing. Suddenly climbing on top of me seeking some kind of help. Drinking/eating/ eliminating normal.
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA
A. This is most likely due to pain or anxiety. If nothing has changed in his routine or environment then pain is a likely source. Common focuses of pain without obvious injury are spinal pain and anal gland abscesses or developing nausea. Keep him well rested and warm with plenty of fluids and monitor for any other indications. Your local vet tech should be able to examine his anal glands