Pressing the Head Against Objects in Dogs
Head pressing is a condition characterized by the compulsive act of pressing the head against a wall or other object for no apparent reason. This generally indicates damage to the nervous system, which may result from a number of causes, including prosencephalon disease (in which the forebrain and thalamus parts of the brain are damaged), and some types of toxic poisoning.
This condition can affect dogs of any breed or age-range.
Symptoms and Types
The act of head pressing is just one sign of prosencephalon disease, …read more
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