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Re: Weird Behavior???

Posted by:  Marie Evans
Posted on:  September 10, 2001 at 17:32:31

In Reply to: Weird Behavior???
Posted by:  Kelly Gooch
Posted on:  September 08, 2001 at 22:35:39

Question:

: I have a neutered male JRT a year old and about 2 months ago he started acting strage. I have had him checked by the vet and he found nothing medical wrong with him. When he enters a room he looks up, almost as if he is frighten of something. He crouchs down and looks up at noises,lights,ceiling fan, movement, anything but he always looks UP, no matter where the noise is coming from. Could the vet have missed something? If a dog is going blind or deaf is this a behavior or should I say symtom? I hope you can give me some suggestions as to what it could be. Thanks

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Hi Kelly,

Well these guys can have some pretty strange habits and I am not sure if what your boy is doing is one of them.

Not having much to go on here, is it possible something happened to him for him to all of a sudden act so strangely? Could something have fallen on him? If you let him have the run of the house when you are not at home did you find anything out of place one day when you returned home? Something that could have fallen down on him?

If you cannot think of anything that might have started this behavior with him then it wouldn't hurt to have maybe a specialist take a look at him. Some vets just are knowledgeable or equipped to look into things further than just a cursory exam.

Sorry I can't be of more help!
Marie