Stop again and again, sniff and then lift the leg: This is what walking looks like with many dogs. For you as the owner, this can be quite annoying, if you can hardly get away from the spot. The question is: Why do dogs do that? Here you will learn what is behind the marking behavior of dogs and whether they really have to pee so often.
Which dogs mark and why?
When we humans mark something, we want to make a certain thing recognizable. It is similar with the marking with the dog. The animal sets a scent mark with its urine or excrement and thus transmits information to its fellow animals.