While chasing a tail appears to be a pointless activity that takes your dog
nowhere, biting it can actually lead him somewhere: into trouble! Indeed, the
Have you about had it with your dog licking her paw nonstop? At your wit's end
over your dog biting his own tail? If you think you're uncomfortable, imagine how
Dec 19, 2015 ... Tail biting is most often found in dogs that have a high prey drive, don't get
enough exercise or spend too much time in their crates.
Is there anything I can do tonight to stop the itching so we can both sleep? My
instinct is to trim the ... My dog has itchy butt/tail too; Nthing Benadryl. He's 20 lbs,
I give him 1/2 reg strength pill 2x day if it's bad. posted by Fig at ...
Oct 30, 2015 ... Is your dog biting, gnawing, or chewing at the base of her tail? Allergies, injury,
infection, or stress may be the reason!
You will notice that your dog is preoccupied with chewing his tail and he may be
fervently chewing and biting the area. ... will stop him from chewing his tail and
allow the wounds or the infection to heal; however, this is not a permanent
How to Stop a Dog From Biting His Tail. A dog can start displaying the
compulsive behavior of biting his tail for many reasons. It may start with a skin
Oftentimes, dogs will chase their tails because they are a bit bored; it's a way for
... dog is compulsively chasing his tail, he can cause serious damage by biting ...
In my experience, a dog chasing its tail is often a sign of boredom. ... to bite a
chew toy as a substitute behavior for possibly harming himself by biting his own
If you find you cannot distract your dog from chasing his or her tail, or you think it's
become ... Other superficial conditions such as skin irritation or parasite bites (eg.
fleas) may also cause the behaviour. ... Tips to stop dogs chasing their tails.