Q. My dog is acting funny. He doesn't really want to come out of his doghouse and when he does he walks with his tail straight down over his behind.

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A. Your dog's behavior seems to be indicative of pain. Painful animals are often reluctant to move and become unsocial. If this behavior continues, I would highly recommend him seeing a veterinarian as his illness cannot be determined without an examination. They can offer pain medication and anti-inflammatories if necessary to make him comfortable.

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