If you look at a dog's hidden traits with the Show Sim Info mod, you can see this is actually programmed as a quirk like how cats and dogs have other fears and obsessions.
April - last edited April
@mparadis24 If it's really annoying you you can place it in an area that would not be blocked no matter which direction it turns. Kept it from driving me nuts or being inaccessible to to the pets or household.
The pet toy box will no longer have its position rotated in a random direction when a Sim returns home from an active career.
Fixed in Patch 1.51.75
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