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Animal Behaviour

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Introduction

Animal Behaviour The genotype, physiological state, previous experiences and its external environment influence the animal's behaviour. Types of Behaviour 1. Normal Normal behaviour for a dog is for it to be happy to socialise with new dogs and humans. The dog should not growl or snarl at humans as they should be seen as part of the dog pack. ...read more.

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2. Hyperactive This usually occurs in young dogs generally from the age of 9 months to 18 months. When they are this age they find it very difficult to sit still and do as it is told. It is constantly trying to find something to do. However it may not just is in the young dogs it may also be due to the fact that the animal has had little discipline and is constantly looking for attention. ...read more.

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This then means that it is constantly looking for attention and often the best way to do this is to be noisy. 3. Hypersexed This is a very unsociable behaviour. It often occurs in young dogs and they try to mate with inappropriate objects (chair legs, bedding, toys). There is another form of hypersexed behaviour this often is when the dog is being territorial. This includes urinating on different objects to show that it is their space. ...read more.

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