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Canine Behavior/Can a Pomeranian have Tourette's?


Amy wrote at 2012-12-13 20:43:33
My pom does this as well. She will throw her body down and kick and "ruff," and then kick her back legs.  We say she is having a "sh*t fit."  She usually does it when she's not getting attention, especially whenI am on the phone or when she is ready for bed she will start doing this. I just wonder why Poms do this? It's funny at times, but can be annoying if she is ignored.  

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Jennifer Ganser, LMT, ABCDT


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