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twitching

roxiesbulldogs
November 26th, 2005, 04:11 PM
My dog cricket started twitching her head. She can still walk around and is interested in food but her head was twitching back and forth for about 1 to 2 min. now it has stopped, what could it be??
monday i took her to the vet because she was broke out in hives, wed. her face was swelled up and they gave her some shots and predison to take home, could this be related?? Help

jawert1
November 26th, 2005, 04:33 PM
You may want to call the vet back and be seen again, she may be having a reaction or there's something else going on that's just now presenting.

Prin
November 27th, 2005, 02:17 AM
Definitely call the vet. It could be an adverse reaction to the meds or something completely unrelated, but either way, the vet should see her. Good luck.:fingerscr

raingirl
November 27th, 2005, 11:39 AM
Is she a bulldog? (based on your name)

If she is, bulldogs are prone to something called a head tremble...sorta like a small bit of shaking, sorta like how you would feel if you were really hungry and your body was shakey. Our bulldog gets it sometimes, usually after he just wakes up. It lasts a few minutes, then it's gone. Our vet thinks it's probably a low blood suger thing, but nothing serious. I know lots of other bulldog owners who have had similar experiences, went to all kinds of specialists, and found nothing.

I would check with your vet just in case, and see what they say.

roxiesbulldogs
November 27th, 2005, 01:21 PM
:thumbs up
I would really like to thank everyone with their reply. It hasnt happened again but she has an appointment monday morning with the vet. Hopefully it is nothing serious, and yes she is a bulldog! Thanks everyone and will keep you posted as to the vets answer.