Why does my dog go around in circles before pooping?

Why does my dog go around in circles before pooping?

Dr. Bekoff says dogs may circle in attempts to get good footing or to be sure they can see who’s around when they’re in the act, which is a somewhat compromised position. Circling could also be linked to the dog’s attempt to spread their scent, says Dr. Andrea Y.

Why do dogs go crazy before pooping?

Dogs get the zoomies when they’re overexcited, happy or relieved. They may get them when someone they love comes to visit, after a bath, or after a vet visit. Some dogs get the zoomies for no apparent reason at allthey’re just happy to be alive. And some dogs get the zoomies before or after pooping.

What does it mean when a dog goes in circles?

Walking in circles is actually a normal behavior for many dogs just before they urinate, defecate, or lie down. Other than in those instances, frequently walking in circles, or slowly or quickly spinning, is often a sign that the dog has an underlying health issue.

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