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.
If you’re a pet parent, you understand how important it is to bring them to a veterinarian you trust. Your pet is like a child to you, and they sho...