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Q. I read that if dogs press their heads against thing it could be some sort of disease? She doesn't press it against anything but my leg. I just want to

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. Head pressing can be caused mainly by metabolic disorders, brain infection or brain tumors. Brain tumor at her age is very unlikely so I would recommend concentrating on the other two.

Take a video next time it happens so that when you go to the vet you could show him exactly what it looks like. Depending on what the vet thinks, he/she might advise different tests.


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