Most dogs suffer from some form of anxiety from time to time, just as we humans do. It’s a normal emotional response. However, some dogs suffer from stress much more than others. The good news is that you have many ways to help your pup through turbulent experiences. And it’s best to help manage their anxiety before it worsens or becomes a chronic disorder down the road…
Dogs can feel anxiety as well. Especially when it comes to different schedules and locations. Dogs can become anxious during storms as well, but we’ve got some pointers on how you can help him stay calm.
Studies show that being around dogs can help relax and calm people in as little as 10 minutes. So, it’s no wonder that people suffering from anxiety and depression commonly use dogs as emotional support animals. A study by CertaPet and The Assistance Dog Center (TARSQ) found that 100% of participants with an ESA (emotional support animal) dog reported that their quality of life had noticeably improved, and 95% of participants said they would get another ESA. Find out how to accurately obtain emotional support animal documentation and prove that your condition requires an animal when renting a home.
Is the joy of your new family member wearing thin because your puppy won’t stop crying and whining in his crate? His crate is supposed to be his happy place, and nothing is more frustrating than when it’s a torture chamber instead. The good news is, there’s a lot you can do to nip the crate whining in the bud so it doesn’t become a prolonged problem. These tips can help stop your puppy from crying in crate so you’ll both sleep at night.
Have you heard about the latest all-natural remedy to help your dog with anxiety, chronic pain, and other health issues? An increasing number of pet parents turn to cannabidiol (better known as CBD oil) to improve their dogs’ lives. However, some dogs turn their snouts up if you try to apply CBD oil on their tongue or mix it in with their food. CBD dog treats and other edibles can be a good alternative — as long as you find high-quality products.
We adopted our one-year-old dog, Kopa, who was neutered a little over a month before we adopted him. Within the first few hours of bringing him home, he marked in the same room three times. He was used to being an outside dog, so when he had free roam of the house, he was ready to declare everything his own by lifting his leg. To say we were frustrated with his marking was an understatement. We knew that this was an instinct for him, but cleaning up the messes was a nightmare for us. How do we stop his marking so we can trust him in the house? Here are some tips on why dogs mark their territory and how to stop it.
Want to weed out man-made pharmaceuticals to help relieve some of your pup’s ongoing health problems? You’re not alone. More and more pet parents are turning to an all-natural alternative, CBD oil, made from the cannabis/hemp plant. Studies have shown that CBD oil and other CBD products are beneficial for several human health issues, including anxiety, pain, seizures and neurological disorders, but is CBD effective and safe for dogs?
Are you unable to leave home without your dog destroying the place? Or maybe your neighbor calls your landlord to complain about the howling pup? If this story sounds familiar, there’s a chance your dog is suffering from separation anxiety. So, let’s explore what dog separation anxiety is and how you can help your dog overcome his fears.