It is sometimes interesting to have an animated icon to tell to our user that their command is actually processing. Typically for a refresh icon. So, two solution: you could use an animated GIF and use an external library like WpfAnimatedGif (or the XAML MediaElement), or use an rounded icon (like this one) and create your own animation based on a rotation.

This is a simple way to animated an image with a rotation:

And here is the View Model:

If you prefer to animate some text, please have a look at this post.

Happy coding!  🙂