From fear of loud noises and strange people to more generalized stress and anxiety issues, it is estimated that over 70% of all dogs show at least one anxiety-related behavior.
Is dog anxiety on the rise?For one thing, much of the globe experienced lockdowns. Masks became a frequent sight. Children stayed home for part of the schoolyear…and so did many of their parents. But no matter how frightening, confusing, or difficult our collective pandemic experience was, one thing remained steady through it all.
Just like humans, your dog can have anxiety problems too, such as separation anxiety, which impact their lives. And like humans, the correct training and support can help them make the most of their lives as part of your family. The first step in this journey is to properly identify your dog's symptoms and investigate what may be triggering your dog's anxiety. Take our quiz.
The holidays are ahead and they’re going to be busy this year as more people are anxious in getting back into regular socializing. But the holidays can also be stressful for pets. You don’t want them cowering in the corner, wondering what is happening. The best advice is to include your pet in your holiday plans whether they’re a dog, a cat, or a small mammal.
Pets bring joy to our lives and are completely worth owning. We can help make them good for the planet as well as good for our hearts through how we handle their daily lives. If you want to give your pet green paws, or are still looking for one to love, these tips will help you get started.
Everyone is familiar with how anxiety feels. From studying for a math test in school to those pre-game jitters before a competition, or the nerves...
Anxiety is a common issue in dogs that can be caused by numerous factors, including genetics, past experiences, and changes in the environment. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution for treating anxiety, there are some general things you can do to help your furry friend feel more relaxed and comfortable. Check out this article to find ways to help a dog with anxiety.
Dogs and shoes - the timeless duo. As long as people have had a dog best friend, they’ve also had torn-up shoes. But what is so alluring about shoes for your dog? Why do dogs seem to destroy shoes time and time again? Well, the answer is actually quite straightforward.
So, whether you decide to celebrate at home or outdoors with others, take a moment to think about your dog. While this is a fun day for us, it can be incredibly hard on our pets. But with a little planning, everyone can have a good time – puppies included!