According to petMD, localized involuntary muscle tremors can cause a dog's head to shake slightly. Involuntary muscle tremors can also cause a dog's entire body to shake. Localized tremors that affect only the hind legs ... More »

Tremors are typically caused by neurological disorders or conditions, the use of certain drugs, alcoholism, mercury poisoning, liver failure or an overactive thyroid, according to the National Institute of Neurological D... More »

Dogs experience shaking and leg tremors because they are suffering from a medical problem or because they are nervous, according to PetMD. In addition, some dogs are genetically predisposed to involuntary tremors. More »

Macadamia nuts pose the risk of toxicity in dogs, causing symptoms of muscle weakness of the hind legs, fever, and pain accompanied by tremors, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. ... More »

In Queensland, Australia, dogs have been licking poisonous, sweaty secretions from the backs of cane toads, resulting in copious drool, tremors, retching and even death. In 2014, the Huffington Post reported a similar ca... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

The best way to pet a dog is to let the dog make first contact, and then slowly rub the dog's chest and under his head. Many dogs respond poorly to fast movements and pats on top of the head. More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Uncontrolled eye tremors, or nystagmus, may be caused by certain medications, head injuries, stroke, vitamin B12 deficiencies, inner ear disorders or diseases affecting the brain such as multiple sclerosis. According to ... More »