Q. My dog is continuously humping everything. Is there a way to stop this behaviour? Is it normal?

A. This can be a normal behavior in both intact and neutered dogs. It can be related to various types of behavior including play, sexual, social, compulsive or even a reaction to stress or a certain stimuli in the environment.

If this is a new behavior it would be important to rule out any underlying medical conditions, such as a urinary tract infection or priapism (persistent, often painful erections). For more information:

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