5 Ways To Help Your Dog Deal With Separation Anxiety (Part 1)

Dogs love to be around people they love most, but sadly, in the world we live today, we need to leave the house and go to work so we can support our dogs and give them all the joys we possibly can.

Dog parents all over the world know that our dogs are heartbroken when we leave them alone at home. We’re heartbroken too, after all, even we suffer from separation anxiety. Dogs can sometimes express their feelings by shredding everything in the house – from carpets to furniture, to walls and pillows… everything. It’s not their fault, they’re just suffering from separation anxiety, but there are some things we can do to help them deal with the situation better. Here are some ways to help your dog deal with separation anxiety.

1. Energized Walk

Before you leave for work, after this pandemic ends, take your dog out for a nice brisk and energetic walk. The whole idea is to make sure that by the end of the walk they’re tired and ready to nap for a few hours. This way, if you leave them home, you know they won’t have excess energy to destroy the house.

2. Play With Them

At times when walking isn’t possible, at least for 30 minutes, try playing with them a few games that will drain their energy. Dogs are much more calmer when their excess energy is drained out. So before you leave for work, play with them, drain them out so all they do after you leave is sleep and nap.

Watch out for Part 2!

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