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He's 1/2 pekingese and 1/2 lapso Apso..if thats spelled right...anyways, he does this shaking thing like he's wet, ya know...but he's not...he does it alot...sometimes he just shakes his head and i can see his floppy ears shaking, lol...but he does it enough that its caught my attention....do you have any ideas???? Is this normal??
 

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New member, here. Hi guys. Shaking off (as if dog is wet, but she isn't) is a common Displacement Behavior. These behaviors are performed in an effort to resolve an internal stress conflict. Other displacement behaviors can be:

-Blinking (at a faster rate than normal)
-Chattering Teeth
-Nose licking (dog's nose, not yours!)
-Scratching
-Yawning
 

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If he's shaking just his head it could be ear mites or an infection.
 

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Thanks guys for the responces!!

He got really bad about shaking his head over night and started scratching at them...so I made a vet apt, I'll have him in there in about 2 hrs, I'll update you as to what the vet said....
 

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Good luck! Stuff like that is real easy to deal with, so don't get stressed ;)
 

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A vet appt is always the best thing to do if there's a health related thing going on. There are so many things that can cause head shaking and ear infections are at the top of the list. I'm glad you're taking him in. Update us a soon as you can. :)
 
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