Q. My pom has started whining, growling and barking out of the blue. She will be lying in my lap, walking or anything. Her intake is fine. Pain? No injur

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A. It's a little unclear what exactly is the problem but I gather this behaviour is not typical for her. I would suggest that pain could likely a cause and I would recommend you take her to the vet for a check up. Sometimes injury or illness is not easily seen by the untrained eye. Better to check and eliminate a health issue before it becomes more serious.

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