Behaviour... Is My Dog Bored? Some of the biggest canine behavioural problems stem from boredom, experts say. Dr Nick Hill and his team at Sure Petcare recently launched the new Animo activity and behaviour monitor for dogs which detects barking, scratching and shaking, all potentially key signs that a dog is bored. And so, this month, with Nick’s help, we are sharing some of the best ways to tell if your dog is bored and how a dog’s age impacts on their behaviour.