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Why Does My Dog Scratch at the Floor?

Have you ever noticed your dog scratching at the floor? Whether it’s hardwood flooring or a carpet, your dog often scratches at it before settling down for a nap. This is quite normal. Your dog is simply imitating the actions he would take if he were outdoors and wanting to take a nap. In that case your dog would dig at the dirt, leaves and grass in order to make a comfortable bed. He’s doing the same thing when he’s scratching at the floor. You may have seen him do something similar in his dog bed in order to fluff the blankets the way he wants them too. Dogs are very determined in their routine for sleeping. Your veterinarians Crown Point, IN can tell you that if your pup is scratching the floor and then curling up for a nap then he’s just making himself extra comfortable


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