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4 Neurological Reasons Your Dog is Lethargic

Lethargy is a condition that can be characterized by unusual fatigue and an overall reduction in motivation. A lethargic dog is either unable or unwilling to get up for almost anything and may seem uninterested in its favorite routines, toys, or even food.   Why Is My Dog Lethargic? The problem with looking up “why…

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My Dog Keeps Walking in Circles all of a Sudden

There are very few instances when your dog walking in circles would be considered normal. “Some dogs may turn in place several times before they lie down or empty their bowels, but that is a learned behavior,” says Dr. Michael Reese, Veterinary Neurologist at Southeast Veterinary Neurology. If your dog has suddenly started walking in…

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Help! My Dog is Staring at the Wall

First thing’s first. Why is your dog staring at the wall? No, your house isn’t haunted. Well, maybe it is, but you’ll have to dive into that topic on a different blog. For now, let’s focus on some of the more likely possibilities. Common Reasons for a Dog Staring at the Wall 3 of the…

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10 Common Brain Tumor Symptoms in Dogs

Out of all the neurologic conditions that can affect dogs, especially our older canine companions, brain tumors are actually quite common. So if you’re a dog mom or dad, you’ll want to be able to recognize brain tumor symptoms in dogs. What Is a Tumor? A tumor is an uncontrolled growth of cells within tissue.…

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7 Reasons Why Your Dog is Pressing Its Head Against the Wall

Maybe you have an affectionate pup that shows you love by pressing its head against yours while you smother it with smooches, and that’s cute as heck. But if your dog is pressing its head against the wall, it’s showing you something is wrong.  What is Dog Head Pressing? Dog head pressing is the obsessive…

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4 Reasons for Sudden Behavior Changes in Dogs

Your dog can’t tell you what’s wrong, but you know when something isn’t right with your “soul mutt.” You don’t need spoken words or a dog whisperer. You just know. But what is causing your dog’s change in behavior? Dog behavior changes with age, but it is a gradual process. For example, a 2 year…

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Types of Neurological Disorders in Dogs and Cats

Just like in humans, dogs and cats get neurological conditions.  The nervous system is made up of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles.  Certain neurological conditions can affect any part of the nervous system, while others only happen in certain parts of the nervous system. The general types of disorders that can affect the…

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