Does Your Dog Want Some Alone Time? Here Are 10 Signs To Look Out For (Part 2)

Does Your Dog Want Some Alone Time? Here Are 10 Signs To Look Out For (Part 2)

In our last article, we told you about four signs your dogs may display if they need some alone time. Here are a few more signs your dogs may display telling you to give them some privacy!

1. Your canine companion may want to go outside without you

If your dog indicates in any way that he wants to be outside (such as scratching at the door), consider leaving the front or back door open for them. Sometimes our pups just need to get away from the buzzing activities of the inside.

2. Decreased excitement for walks

According to vets, walking burnout may happen to our four-legged favorites. It may happen that they just do not want to go on a walk and need some time to themselves outside too.

3. Aggression or agitation

Although it is not pleasant to us when we see our canine companion turn away when we try to show affection, it could indicate a deeper meaning. When our precious pooches want some time alone, they may seem somewhat offish towards us and we should understand that this is normal too.

4. Less attention-seeking from you

If you notice your dog not nuzzling your hand for cuddles or attention, it may be a sign that he needs some alone time. Some dogs might walk away, while others may even snap. This is a clear indication that they simply need some time away.

5. Your canine companion seems to be entertaining themselves

Your precious pooch may seem to be entertaining himself with his favorite toy in your living room, instead of wanting to play fetch with you. Just like us, too much stimulation is not always what we need and self-entertaining is a sign that we are contempt with the situation or environment at present.

6. Your dog is sick

Some stress or overstimulation may cause your doggo to be fatigued. If this is the situation, monitor closely and consider taking them to the vet.

Does your dog display such behavior? If so, how do you handle them? Let us know in the comments.

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