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day - and her head will tremble like a nodder doll

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she will look at me at different times, not always and not every day - and her head will tremble like a nodder doll. She will stop after a minute or so.
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  NancyH replied 10 years ago.
This may be due to an instability in the neck vertebra or a mild epileptic seizure.
Another possibility may be a cyst in the back of the eye area.
And an ear infection can also cause some head shaking though its usualy more than tremors.
If you want to read up on seizures this is a good site
I would discuss the shaking with your vet as an in person exam could of course tell you lots more about what might be going on. If you know her breeders you might ask them about this too.
Hope this helps you!