While Teddy was always the bad boy of the litter - hyper, with a short attention span and an unfortunate tendency to bite - his behavior had reached the point where his family sought a specialist.
Craig Landry, a certified animal chiropractor at Pets in Motion Animal Chiropractic, discovered that Teddy's skull and the first vertebra in his spine weren't properly aligned.
And Landry, who also works on humans, got cracking.
"After his first two adjustments, his body language immediately relaxed and his hyperactivity calmed," the clinic noted on its Facebook page.
Of course, Teddy's story elicited the expected wonder: How could a dog's very personality change after a spinal adjustment?
One reader even remarked, "I wonder if that's what's up with my dog or if she truly is just a nut bag?"
Jokes aside, it raises an important question: Should dogs see a chiropractor?