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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

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.

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

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