Are yellow labs the only dogs who walk in circles looking for a place to poop?

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  1. Sinea Pies profile image73
    Sinea Piesposted 6 years ago

    Are yellow labs the only dogs who walk in circles looking for a place to poop?

    I've owned two English yellow labs and one American yellow lab. The two females, English, always waver back and forth in circles in search of a place to poop. I don't think I've ever seen other dogs do this? Is it a yellow lab thing or what?

  2. Becky Katz profile image85
    Becky Katzposted 6 years ago

    My dog does that and he has no lab at all.

  3. Dubuquedogtrainer profile image59
    Dubuquedogtrainerposted 6 years ago

    No, other dogs do this. I have seen a variety of breeds do this.

  4. bdegiulio profile image99
    bdegiulioposted 6 years ago

    Our 10 year old Shih Tzu does this all the time.

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    painterpyroposted 6 years ago

    My Australian Shepherd goes in a circle.  English Bulldogs are even stranger because they walk in a circle then poop in the middle of that circle.  Every single time so eventually you have this big mound of poop in their favorite "spot".

  6. mary615 profile image93
    mary615posted 6 years ago

    Oh, no, Labs are not the only ones.  My Miniature Schnauzer does what we call "the poopy dance".  She will dance around in circles for at least 5 minutes before she decides on a preferred spot to go poop.  She is so funny to watch doing this!

  7. wychic profile image87
    wychicposted 6 years ago

    My miniature schnauzer cross does it, and several of our coonhounds used to. I don't think there's really any breed-specific rule about that one.

  8. renee21 profile image79
    renee21posted 5 years ago

    No, my chihuahua/dachshund mix and my german shepherd/hound mix do that too.

 
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