Pica is an uncommon, abnormal behavior where dogs will obsessively or habitually consume non-food items such as rocks,
Noise aversion describes a true phobia (mental disorder) triggered by a particular noise or loud noises in general. It affects approximately 30% of dogs.
Canine anxiety disorders are characterized by disproportionate fear in response to stimuli that are not dangerous. Examples include storm phobia and separation anxiety.
Obsessive compulsive disorders are uncommon in dogs and characterized by repetitive behaviors so intense they are difficult to interrupt and interfere with daily life.
Separation anxiety occurs when a dog develops a disproportionate fear or agitation in response to being separated from their owners or housemates.
Canine bowel incontinence is the inability to control defecation. Incontinence is distinct from inappropriate elimination or house-soiling, in that the bowel movements occur without the dog’s awareness.
Coprophagia describes the behavior of eating feces. While distasteful to humans, this is a relatively normal behavior for dogs. There are a few medical causes which include malnutrition, Cushing’s disease, cognitive dysfunction, and anxiety