Have You Ever Thought About Why Dogs Always Pee On Car Tires!

Posted by Editorial Staff in Nature and Travel On 8th February 2017
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Even if you don’t have a pet, you’ve definitely seen this strange phenomenon out there on the streets. Let's see the reason behind this.

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Introduction

Everyone like to have their signature the same happen in case of dogs. Whether you have a pet or not, you have definitely seen this strange act of them. They have like to have their signature made on largest.

We always notice a dog who will be spotted doing survey of a tire, chilling around it for a bit, then taking smell briefly and finally raising a leg and the deed is done! Dog pees.

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Why Tyres?

Dogs prefer going for vertical level targets before taking aim. And a tire fits well in that category, just like a bench or a bush. Not only is it placed at a convenient level, it also allows dogs to leave their scent at ‘nose height’ for other dogs.

Dogs are extremely territorial animal. Marking territory is all part of their social game.

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To Mark Their Territory

Every dog likes to mark its territory by urinating on the spot. This is the way they leave behind a scent for other dogs. It helps them to reclaim and mark their area more effectively.

A tyre with a new smell is like not marked before, so a dog will want to mark it.

Also, the car tyre may have been marked by other dogs, hence it can be marking again to re-assert ownership.

Another Reason

Another reason why this works is because the scent lasts much longer on a vertical surface as compared to a horizontal one.

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