Every dog owner knows what it's like to have their dog get the zoomies and spin around in circles, jump over the couch, or run off at the park.
Zoomies, or frantic random activity periods (FRAPs), indicate a lot about your dog's mental health, including his or her level of dog anxiety.
Zoomies are a sign of physical or nervous overexertion in dogs, according to the American Kennel Club (such after being groomed).
Excitement and high levels of energy frequently lead to the "zoomies" in dogs. Zoomies are common in newly-bathed or crate-free puppies.
Zoomies may be a learned behavior your dog picked up to make you happy, especially if you excite them while they're zooming around.
Zooming could suggest discomfort in a dog. After a stressful walk or trip to the vet, your dog may experience anxiety-related hyperactivity.
Their facial muscles are stiff, their ears are pushed back, and when they wag their tail, they do not move their entire body.
How can you calm a hyperdog? Consult a veterinarian or a behavior analyst if your dog frequently gets the zoomies.
Once you've determined the source of the issue, you can work on a solution, such as training the dog a more acceptable response.