Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?

What is tail chasing?

Tail chasing is a behavior in which a dog chases its own tail. 


Dogs who are bored may chase their tails as a way to entertain themselves. 


Dogs who are excited, such as when they are playing or greeting someone, may also chase their tails.


Dogs who are anxious may chase their tails as a way to relieve stress.

Medical conditions 

In some cases, tail chasing can be a sign of a medical condition, such as pain or a skin infection.

How to stop tail chasing

There are a few things you can do to stop your dog from chasing its tail.

Common reasons 

There are many reasons why dogs chase their tails, including boredom, excitement, anxiety, and medical conditions.

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