Originally Posted by yayi
My little old doggie Jello will sometimes do a long, scary howl while he is sleeping. He always wakes up because of it. I know he was dreaming, but is it more like a nightmare?
Does he act scared when he wakes up? If not, it probably wasn't a nightmare. I would say extreme wimpering would be sign or a nightmare instead of howling. I would guess he was just dreaming of the moon, or joining a fox hunt. As long as he acts ok when he wakes up he should be fine.