How To Recognize Signs Of Anxiety In Your Dog, And How To Alleviate Your Dog'S Fears (Nsfw)

Anxiety in dogs is a feeling of nervousness and anxiety. Your dog can give you clues that he is feeling anxious. Some of these clues are subtle.

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It is important to know how to recognize the signs. If you can quickly recognize symptoms of anxiety, then you may be able to help your dog. Panting, yawning, holding his ears back and down, and licking his lips are all ways to indicate that your dog is anxious. The more obvious signs include tremors/shaking, pacing, looking away or avoiding eye contact. In dogs, fear is the most common cause of anxiety. Dogs older than nine years of age have an increased risk for developing canine cognitive dysfunction, or CCD. Older dogs can also suffer from arthritis pain, which can be a source of anxiety . A disruption in a dog’s routine can be very stressful. Dogs can be extremely protective of their families and their homes. Babies and children can be loud and may handle dogs in an unintentionally rough manner. Some anxious dogs can be standoffish and hide. Others might start growling. This is their way of warning new pets to stay away. The most effective way to reduce your dog's anxiety is to focus on behavior modification and training. Dogs with anxiety due to loud thunder during storms can benefit from training with CBD oil, or cannabidiol. CBD oil is a product that comes from the plant. It works on specific receptors in the nervous system to help with pain and inflammation. With training, patience and some help from your pet doctor , you can help ease your pet's fears. . . .

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