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Zoomies are a sudden release of energy in dogs. It's a common behavior (especially in young dogs), and it's simply a way for dogs to release pent up energy. Any dog can get the zoomies, but they're most commonly seen after a bath, during play, and late at night.
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Dog zoomies tend to hit puppies and young dogs more frequently than older dogs, but zoomies are a great way for dogs of any age to release pent-up energy.

Dogs get the zoomies for a variety of reasons  when they are highly excited or aroused or after watching another dog engage in high-energy play.

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Goldman explains that dogs engage in the zoomies when, they have some form of excess energy that's been contained such as physical energy, like when they've been crated, or nervous energy, like when they have tolerated an uncomfortable situation. The chance to finally release that energy can lead to seemingly wild ...


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