Being the owner of a new puppy is exciting! But in addition to all of that excitement, you may have some frustration over your puppy’s behaviors—chewing, barking, and accidents in the house are no fun. In addition to regular puppy behaviors, though, certain behaviors could be a sign of puppy anxiety. Here’s what you should know about puppy anxiety and common signs of anxiety—
Each dog is unique, but there are some common causes of fear and anxiety in dogs, including:
Anxiety can present itself in multiple ways. Some signs that your dog or puppy may be experiencing anxiety include:
There are also some clinical signs of fear or anxiety in dogs that will vary depending on the source of fear or anxiety. These include diarrhea, tail-chasing, panting, trembling, and tail-tucking.
If your puppy is exhibiting signs of anxiety, it’s important that you get them help as soon as possible–this will ease their discomfort and help to save your house from destructive behavior! Often, providing a puppy with more stimulation and social exposure can help. In addition, training can be a positive way to reinforce good behaviors while also socializing your dog.
To learn more about puppy anxiety and how puppy training may help to ease anxiety and instill good behaviors, reach out to Happy Pup Manor today. We specialize in luxury dog boarding and dog training services for clients throughout Illinois. Our trainers are certified and know how to get results, and we know that your puppy will love spending time at our manor.
To learn more about Happy Pup Manor and the services we offer, please reach out to us directly today by phone or online at your convenience. We are here to help you and your puppy build a strong relationship through great training!