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Dog acting strange

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Ellie Lovatt, Jul 17, 2021.


  1. Ellie Lovatt

    Ellie Lovatt PetForums Junior

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    For the past week or so my dog has randomly started barking at nothing?

    He will stare into space like there’s something there and continuously bark. If he’s looking outside and barking we will let him out and he carries on.

    He is still his lovable self with us and shows no signs of being in pain or being sad or anything. Any ideas?
     
  2. How old is your dog? Could be age related or eyesight perhaps, sometimes these things rectify themselves otherwise I’d check with your vet
     
  3. Ellie Lovatt

    Ellie Lovatt PetForums Junior

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    He’s 9, I do believe he’s going a bit blind his eyes seem a bit glazed over but this has been the case for a long while now
     
  4. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Things like this are usually failing eyes or hearing, though can sometimes be a sound that you don't even notice.
     
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  5. Mine was 8/9 when his eyes started playing tricks on him ❤️
     
  6. Ellie Lovatt

    Ellie Lovatt PetForums Junior

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    Thank you - bless them :(
     
  7. foxo

    foxo PetForums Junior

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    I think a veterinary check to rule out any medical problems and maybe you could provide the vet with some video footage I have found this very helpful with my own elderly dogs
     
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  8. DaisyBluebell

    DaisyBluebell Earth, the insane asylum of the Universe

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    I'd get a check for hearing, our Daisy was never a barker until her hearing started to fail then suddenly it was like she felt she had to bark in case she had missed something she should have barked at!
     
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