You may have established good relationship with your pets, and can understand what they needs for some extent, yet sometimes they may act strangely like a newborn which you cannot understand at all. Scientists have spent plenty of time trying to figure out. Certain animal behaviors however, aren’t just universal and completely understandable, they can also be a sign of something serious. It’s known as head pressing, a very literal description. The animal will walk up to a wall, and lean their head into it for long time. This is an attempt to alleviate a pain that they just can’t reach inside their heads.
Head pressing generally indicates damage to the nervous system or a neurological condition or illness and it is very important that you take your dog or cat to a veterinarian for diagnosis.
Head pressing is something many animals do. Since we don’t speak dog or cat, we might not realize how serious this behavior is.
There are many things which cause it, from cancer, to disease, to certain poisons.
All require immediate medical attention. If you see this from any animal, act fast and you could save their life.
Head pressing can be just one symptom among other behaviors and symptoms of neurological or metabolic distress. By recognizing head pressing and other neurologically-related symptoms in your dog or cat, you could potentially save their lives!
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