What are some weird things dogs do?
- Chasing Its Tail. Tail-chasing is often playful, especially if your dog is young.
- Spinning in Circles.
- Running Around After Pooping.
- Eating Poop.
- Rolling in Gross Things.
- Digging Holes.
- Eating Dirt.
- Licking or Biting Paws.
What are fun things dogs do? Running, swimming, jumping, sniffing, eating, rolling, lounging, playing, posing, or socializing — the list of activities our dogs enjoy is endless. Our pets are also masters at making their own fun, turning the most mundane of activities into a challenge, an adventure, or just a howling-good time.
Why do dogs do silly things? Since animals must look after their own needs to survive, it’s possible silly or humorous behavior is a way to get attention. Consider positive reinforcement: your dog does something you want her to do, she gets rewarded.
What are weird dog behaviors? Dogs often exhibit strange behavior like sniffing other dogs’ butts, eating poop, getting the zoomies, and more. Insider spoke with Dr. Leanne Jakubowsky, DVM to find out the medical reasoning behind these strange behaviors. Many strange behaviors are evolutionary or instinctual.