Random need to hump

Hello everyone! 2 weeks ago we got phin neutered. That procedure went well and phin has made almost a full recovery. He went in for his follow up and the vet was very happy with his incision and how it was healing. This leads me to the reason of this discussion. Our other dog yeti took an interest to phins incision about 2 days ago (after leaving it alone for almost 2 weeks). He would not stop trying to lick it. I thought maybe it had an odor of some sort and he was trying to “clean” it for phin. I brought it up to our doctor and she didn’t seem overly concerned. He has shown much less interest in his incision, but will NOT stop humping phin. He is relentless. Every time they are out of their kennels yeti mounts him instantly. (Keep in mind they are usually out of their kennels together but this behavior has gotten so bad we have had to start keeping one out and one in) Before the procedure both dogs would occasionally hump each other here or there when excited but I never considered it a problem. I am curious if anyone has experienced this and may have some helpful ideas on how to get it to stop. Any help or insight would be sooo greatly appreciated by myself, my fiancé and phin!

side note: yeti went to the groomer last week (without phin because he was still recovering) and there was a female in heat there. Is that potentially causing the problem? (Yeti is not fixed yet)

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    Haley, Yeti, and Phin

    Just wanted to give an update! I called the vet because yetis humping was not stopping. I thought maybe after a day or two he would calm down but that didn’t happen. Phin was exhausted from yeti constantly attempting to be on him. Our vet told us there was a cancellation and we took him in today to get neutered. It’s going to be a long 2 weeks of him wanting to play and not being able to so any suggestions on how to keep one active dog cooped up are greatly appreciated! 

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    Haley, Yeti, and Phin

    Karen i plan on going to the vet later this morning as yeti just won’t leave his incision alone. He got out of the shift again (hence the weird hours haha) and has mastered getting the cone off. If I could convince them to give us trazadone instead do you think this would be safe to give him for the next 4-5 days while the spot heals up a decent amount? It seems to bother him way more than phin was bothered by it (phin didn’t touch his spot once that we know of while yeti can’t seem to leave it alone) I don’t want anything bad happening to it over night or while we are at work. 

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    Haley, Yeti, and Phin

    just thought id drop in to give an update. i fear the carprofen has caused an upset tummy for yeti. he threw up yesterday and has had diarrhea all night / day today. i was SO nervous to do this because yeti has been doing so good for so long. i looked up the medicine and i found that it can be extra upsetting for dogs with digestive issues. he does not seem to be in any pain so i have discontinued the medicine and have not given him any food today, only chicken broth (just the water from boiled chicken) pedialyte and water. not sure what our next step will be, but if he isnt better by tomorrow its back to the vet we go! 

    in good news, it does look like his incision is doing very well :)

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