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Hump

Informal; a period of rising security prices followed by a period of declining security prices. The period may be long term, short term or any period between the two. On a chart, this looks somewhat like a camel's hump. See also: Inverted Saucer.
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Corticosteroids--such as prednisone--can cause behavior changes in dogs that may include humping.
When You Should Intervene, In general, humping is harmless--although discomfiting to the owner--and requires no intervention.
Your dog's humping behavior is directed at inappropriate targets, such as humans or the cat, or is persistently aimed at an inanimate object such as a sofa cushion or stuffed animal.