Leaving Your Dog at Home | Tip #4

Posted by wadmin on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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When you leave for your daily morning commute, is your dog left home, inside, all alone? If your dog spends the day indoors, here is a final tip for you to make your dog’s day happier and more comfortable while you’re away.

Signs of Separation Anxiety

Finally, boredom, pent-up energy, and loneliness are one thing; separation anxiety’s another. Does your dog get restless and whiny as you prepare to leave? Does she gnaw at doors and windowsills while you’re away? Will he not eat when alone? These are a few of the behaviors associated with genuine separation anxiety. If they ring a bell, get competent, in-person help; usually, separation issues are best treated by combining appropriate medication with behavioral techniques.

Looking for more dog care tips? Check out our own list here.

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