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#7187514 - 06/03/18 03:27 PM Head Tremors
shea.mcphail Offline
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Registered: 11/27/14
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Loc: Mesquite/Canton
So our Australian Shepherd is having a rough go. I think we’ve about rid her and the house of fleas, but she’s still itching a lot. We’ve had her wear a cone for multiple days to keep her from biting herself and rubbing her nose on the carpet. She has a cut above her nose that starts to bleed when she rubs it on the carpet.

Today I noticed she was shaking her head involuntarily for a few minutes. I took the cone off and it continued for a few minutes. Really freaked me and the wife out. She wasn’t convulsing or anything. She acted totally fine during the episode. I have a vet appointment set up for after work tomorrow for her itching, so I’ll mention the tremor as well. I feel really bad for her. She’s had a tough go of things since my wife and I had our first baby five months ago. She use to be the center of our world and now she just watches us with the baby and looks depressed.

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#7187529 - 06/03/18 03:47 PM Re: Head Tremors [Re: shea.mcphail]
Exbellicus Offline
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Registered: 01/24/08
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Just throwing out a guess, but ear infection?

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#7187563 - 06/03/18 04:19 PM Re: Head Tremors [Re: shea.mcphail]
shea.mcphail Offline
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Would an ear infection cause involuntary head shakes? It almost seemed like she was shivering from the neck up. I really don’t know. She hasn’t done it since.

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#7188096 - 06/04/18 09:03 AM Re: Head Tremors [Re: shea.mcphail]
NorthTXbirdhunter Offline
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Go get her checked for ear infection or ear mites.

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