Q. My dog is like up my butt and she usally does her own thing.she has yipped out of nowhere.she just isn't herself.she walked over to me real slow nd lo

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A. A sudden change in behavior may be due to an illness. She may be in pain, especially if you heard her yip suddenly out of no where. I'd get her checked by your vet who can do a good physical exam and see if there are painful areas, or if something else is amiss.

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