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(san diego CA)
I have a 5yr old female JRT. Given to us from a family-very sweet, polite and well trained. She has been a real joy for our family as our first family dog. We have owned her 3 months. Of course she is very inquisitive and alert as I know this breed is, but her behaviors 1-3 times a week seem a bit strange to us. At night, she will suddenly stare at a picture on the wall or a cetain spot in a room and become anxious, yipping and wagging her tail, ears up and very focused on the specific spot in the room. This continues for 30 minutes or so or until we calm her down by "showing her" the area up close or letting her sniff the objects. Is this regular behavior???