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We live in an apartment and recently, 2 pigeons seem to have moved into a ledge by our stairs that overlooks our main door and side window.

To make matters weirder, Teddy insists on running out to see them anytime the door opens. I usually carry him so he can see as he tries to jump but cant see over the ledge on his own (its safe. its got a grill so he cant fall out even if he jumps on the ledge).

He whines/cries and trembles whilst looking at the pigeons but grips on to the grill (when i carry him) and refuses to go home once he gets there. He also whines when he doesn't see them there. Lol.

Should I be concerned? Anyone know what's going on with him? I'm not sure if he is excited to see the pigeons because he runs to see them or if he is afraid of them because of the whining and trembling when he watches them?

Any one have a clue about this?

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he probably is frustrated when he can't get to them. It can be considered as barrier frustration. Here is more on this https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/be...ugh-the-fence/
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