German shepherd dogs seem vulnerable to tail-chasing compulsions. ... in a
dog's life can initially trigger a compulsive disorder, the compulsive behavior
Some dogs may develop a compulsive disorder that involves chasing their tail.
These kinds of behavioral problems can come about for many reasons ...
Compulsive disorder is characterized by a repetitious, relatively unchanging ...
tail chasing, especially if the tail tip is missing (however, not all dogs that tail ...
Aug 22, 2012 ... The researchers said that tail-chasing in dogs could be used as a model for
studying the genetic background of obsessive compulsive disorder ...
Dogs with OCD, canines with obsessive compulsive behaviors, canine OCD. ... to
become obsessive compulsive disorders, such as tail-chasing or chasing laser ...
Aug 20, 2012 ... Tail-chasing dogs and compulsive humans have a lot in common, according to ...
tail-chasing dogs may help us understand the human disorder.
Feb 21, 2012 ... There are several reasons that dogs chase their tails, including: ... Canine
compulsive disorder, which although rare, can be treated with ...
Aug 21, 2012 ... Dogs chasing their own tails could be a sign of OCD and not a fun ... for the
millions of men and women who suffer seriously from the disorder.
A 2012 report in “Wired” magazine noted that tail-chasing is remarkably similar to
the rituals humans with obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD, exhibit.
Compulsive tail chasing may be a displacement or compulsive disorder in some
dogs, but could also be a type of seizure disorder, or might be due to pain or ...