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tries to walk on rear legs

My first real puppy (10 weeks old). Molly goes out in the grass early in the morning. It's damp from the dew. When she leave the grass area onto the cement patio she moves her rear in the air for a second or two and seems to walk on her front legs. I know she is wet from the grass, is the wet causing it or do I need to see a vet ?
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normal, just doesn't like the feeling. They will do this with snow too.

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Yes Atticus does this quite often,always when he overruns chasing a ball and just hangs in the air on his front legs! I could probably "capture it' and train it as I'm sure he could be trained to walk on his front feet. I think Havs have incredible balance!

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Yes Atticus does this quite often,always when he overruns chasing a ball and just hangs in the air on his front legs! I could probably "capture it' and train it as I'm sure he could be trained to walk on his front feet. I think Havs have incredible balance!
You can find LOTS of videos of Chihuahuas doing this on YouTube… some for very long distances. But I think it's easier for them, because they are "square-er" dogs, with longer legs. So they can get their center of balance over their front legs more easily.

This is the most amazing one I've seen… This guy is making SURE he doesn't get pee on his back feet! :

https://youtu.be/ETASeNbDqC8


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That video is hilarious! Boy, were his tanks full!


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He must have a reserve tank
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You can find LOTS of videos of Chihuahuas doing this on YouTube… some for very long distances. But I think it's easier for them, because they are "square-er" dogs, with longer legs. So they can get their center of balance over their front legs more easily.

This is the most amazing one I've seen… This guy is making SURE he doesn't get pee on his back feet! :

https://youtu.be/ETASeNbDqC8
That is the funniest thing!

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