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Whining Dog

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Diane, Nov 27, 2007.


  1. Diane

    Diane PetForums Newbie

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    My labrador is nearly 2. She has developed unusual behavioural traits which are starting to concern me. She has always been quite a nervous dog but every morning when I go into the kitchen to see her, she has to pick something up in her mouth and parade round in circles. If she can't find a bone, chew or ball, she will even pick up a piece of fluff or anything that she can find. If I go in to her, she weaves around me and goes through my legs again and again, wagging her tail, not in a typically happy way, but with it quite low down and submissive. Her ears lie back and she constantly makes a nervous whining sound.

    It really seems to be getting worse although there are no obvious environmental changes that may be upsetting her.

    Any advice gratefully received:confused:

    Diane
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  2. BredaKim

    BredaKim PetForums Member

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    Is she due her season?:confused:
     
  3. Diane

    Diane PetForums Newbie

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    Sounds really odd...I have labs and mine act weird sometimes...but if it's gone on for a long time perhaps you need to get her vet checked?

    Is she bored maybe? I dunno...I'm no expert, I hope you manage to sort her out though! Bless!!:p

    Maybe it's the terrible twos like kids have LOL! (fingers crossed for you both)

    Hugs
    Breda
     
  5. michele

    michele PetForums Newbie

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    do you fuss her when she does this? It might be that you need to ignore her when she acts like it or even correct it by saying no - then when she stops reward her with fuss then ie you might be rewarding her strange behaviour currently - very best of luck
     
  6. carol

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    what do you do when you go in?
    and she starts this

    as she has prob learnt acting like it gets your afection so is doing more and more
    when she picks up the toy she showing off pleased to see you but then goes on.
    walk out take notice of it.
    then let her out of that area and say hello to her if she starts going to mad put her back and walk away until carm then do it again
    dont fuss her while she's in the area she goes potty in.
    then not to much fuss as prob wined her up again
     
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