Our pets can do some quirky things, but even the strangest behaviors may have reasons behind them. Here are explanations of some common pet behaviors. Does your furry friend have any of these habits? Tell us about it in the comments!
Q: Why does my dog walk in circles before lying down?
A: It mostly means your dog is ready for bed. Your furry friend is going old school, walking around to find a spot for a final pat down before resting. However, in some cases, it may be a sign of discomfort from arthritis or an upset stomach. If your canine is looking uncomfortable when circling, give your veterinarian a call. Learn more about compulsive behavior in dogs from our friends at the ASPCA®.