#A487131 Available 10/9 I am a female, black and tan Chihuahua/Manchester Terrier mix. Shelter staff think I am about 5 years old. I have been at the shelter since Oct 02, 2015. San Bernardino City Animal Shelter 333 Chandler Place, San Bernardino, CA https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10206320135579844&set=a.10205856732155048.1073742011.1160364024&type=3&theater
Your pet isn't being funny and is most likely very sick. Many diseases have "head pressing" as a clinical sign, but most often it's associated with hepatic encephalopathy, a condition that occurs in pets with liver disease. Other causes of head pressing are tumors of the brain, stroke, head trauma, and inflammatory diseases.
The lauric acid found in coconut oil's MCTs has antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties, which can help not only soothe a pup’s hot spot, but also heal a rash or fungal infection that could be be causing the itching and chewing.
A study, published this week in the journal Applied Animal Behaviour Science, with researchers questioning 6000 dog owners had some surprising conclusions. The dog breed most likely to bite was not the Pit Bull, Rottweiler, or German Shepherd, but …wait for it…the Dachshund. And second was the Chihuahua, followed by the Jack Russell Terrier.