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My dog was exhibiting some strange behavior tonight, and I have no clue why or what happened. She's always been very attached to her bed and she's always laying inside it. Tonight was no different. She was laying on her bed pretty much all day. I sat down next to her on the couch and was watching T.V. for at least and hour. Then all of a sudden she got up and started barking at it. She then seemed to be very afraid of it. She was walking around it and sniffing it from afar but did not want to go on top of it. I examined it and nothing was there. It's a small white cushion. I didn't see anything, no bugs, no fleas, etc. It would be very easy to spot if there were. I tried to carry her onto it, but she jumped off right away and wouldn't go near it. For the rest of the night, she would not go back on it. She eventually fell asleep somewhere else far away from her bed. Any clue what this behavior was? Any cause for concern?
 

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Static shock? Perhaps the little zap frightened her. Unless it continues on multiple different surfaces while she's sleeping (like tile or something), then I might think it's something with her body causing irritation.
 

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I would bet something spooked her, could be anything, even gas. If it persists in other spots, then maybe I'd get her looked at but dogs can sometimes make weird associations, like perhaps she thinks the bed did it.

See how she is tomorrow with her bed, if she is still scared, perhaps try a good association like treats when she sees her bed. Start in stages if she is very fearful, like just looking at the bed earns a treat.
 

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I agree with both the above. It was likely a static shock or something. Using treats to encourage her back on the bed should do the trick. In addition to giving her a treat directly when she looks at or approaches the bed, put a few treats on the bed and if she takes them (all or one), giver her an additional treat directly.
 
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