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Canine compulsive disorder

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Canine compulsive disorder

Repetitive stereotypic behaviors which are performed excessively or out of context and which interfere with the dog’s ability to function normally in the environment can be termed Canine Compulsive Disorder. These behaviors include chasing or biting imaginary objects, chewing or licking and ritualistic behavior such as spinning.

 

Is it similar to obsessive compulsive disorder in humans?

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