One of the hardest things to cope with is a dog with anxiety. Given that dogs are not able to articulate what they want from you and cannot tell you in the same language what they need, it’s a challenge! Anxiety isn’t just a human thing to feel, and so it’s important to recognize when your dog is feeling it. The faster you can combat the symptoms of stress and anxiety, the better your dog can feel. His happiness depends on you, and if you can ensure that you build a gradually trustworthy relationship with your dog, you’re going to have a much happier pooch!
In order to figure out what your dog behaves like when he is anxious, you need to know how he looks when he’s feeling relaxed. An agitated and anxious dog is likely to be jumpy and prone to barking. His tail is likely to be tucked between his legs and his coat standing on end. If your dog feels anxious, he may lick his lips because of the nausea he feels. It’s a sad situation when a dog feels anxiety, but it’s a manageable situation to be in!
Dogs can overcome anxiety just as humans do, so it’s time to look into what can help your dog with feeling relaxed and happy once again. As you attempt to identify the behaviour of your dog, consider checking out this HolistaPet infographic and how it could help your dog to feel less stressed. Let’s take a look!
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