At first he was really scared of our other dog (Lucky) but got over it and now he likes to bully him and constantly tries to sniff Lucky's butt and private area. 1:07. If a dog yawns or sneezes at another dog or human, he’s saying something along the lines of “chill out, dude! His tail is normally wagging and upright in its normal position, he isn't hunkered down whatsoever, his ears are upright like always (his "happy ears" as we like to call them, haha), no panting, and no signs of tension or fear in his body or face. But dog owners should not try to stop dogs communicating naturally by sniffing, nor should you expect other dog owners to stop their dogs from doing this with yours. It. This is a place you can consult professionals. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. And it sounds like a very bad case, alm Digging. It’s not uncommon to see one dog with their snout buried in another dog’s ear, just licking away. Dogs can get into routines and just stay there. Again, the licker is NOT an alpha in any way and this has just started. Usually the problem is some type of infection as opposed to ear mites. It’s perfectly normal and signals a close bond between the dogs. The constant licking keeps the ear canal moist, which makes it an easy breeding ground for bacteria. He got super attached to me right away and follows me every where. Big dogs, little dogs, fluffy dogs, sleek dogs. It can mean a problem is brewing or it can mean nothing more than a real commitment by one dog to keep the other dog clean. If one dog is obsessively licking another dog’s ear, it can lead to ear infection over time. If your male dog’s constant sniffing of other males is causing you embarrassment, teach him some etiquette using gentle guidance and reward. Little dogs seem especially delighted to sniff the nose-height butt of a larger dog.It's so convenient! She has had a couple of dogs pin her down for doing it, so I figured that would make her stop, but she keeps on. It’s their attempt to calm themselves and others. The owner posted a question about one of her dogs obsessively licking her other dog’s genitals. If your dog has one or more of these symptoms, take him to the vet as soon as possible. Sick pet? De-scenting what is on the ground can’t be changed so ignore it. The other dog does not seem to mind this, but it started suddenly and I don't know what he might be trying to do. Little dogs seem especially delighted to sniff the nose-height butt of a larger dog.It's so convenient! For some reason, infected tissue is very attractive to dogs and they do want to constantly lick it. Dogs have the uncanny ability to detect infection and other problems well before a human can. While we as humans fortunately cannot generally detect the scent of our dog’s anal glands, to other dogs with their superior senses of smell, the scent from the anal glands of other dogs are very distinctive, and provide information to your dog about the other dog or dogs in ques… My dog is obsessively sniffing other dogs butt? If you see your dog sniffing the ground a lot and he is also pacing around then this could be a sign of nervousness. The best place to do this is at the dog park, as there will plenty of new, intriguing scents for your dog to sniff. But when a dog obsessively and abnormally licks the floor, or brick walls, or other objects…that is another story. Doggie #1 is going crazy over doggie #2’s butt. They can be pretty intimidating to a beginner dog. Your dog obsessively sniffing the floor in the house. 1. Make the leash loose enough that he can freely interact, while giving you the power to control his movement if necessary. Other dogs develop compulsions after having physical conditions that cause them to lick or chew their bodies. Continue to 9 of 11 below. Put your dog on a leash and allow him to interact with other dogs. Has the female been spayed? Put your dog on a leash and allow him to interact with other dogs. Sincerely, Jeni & Gina . Obsessive licking is something I’ve touched on in the past as it relates to possible health issues and hot spots. Is there something wrong with the one being licked that maybe the other dog senses? Step 1. Your vet will need to expel these fluids manually and possibly prescribe treatment for an infection. It's one of the many ways they investigate their environment. And remember, if you suspect anything is out of the ordinary, see your vet immediately. First, this: “What” vs. “Why” Questions. by Doug Parker on Non Sequitur Posts. Press J to jump to the feed. 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