Noise, separation and confinement anxiety in dogs

Anxiety is one of the most common disorders affecting dogs around the world, with nearly fifty percent of dogs having some form of anxiety.

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There may not be a “one size fits all” solution to your dog’s anxiety. Instead, experts suggest that you should focus on two main approaches. 

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Noise anxiety in Dogs

Noise anxiety a fear of certain sounds that goes above and beyond what most normal dogs experience and results in panicky, desperate behavior.

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Separation anxiety in Dogs

When your dog is left alone, they may feel frightened, uncertain, or threatened and will begin to act out in order to alleviate their fears. 

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Confinement anxiety in Dogs

Your dog becomes anxious and distressed when confined in an area. Confinement anxiety isn’t as common as other forms of anxiety in dogs.

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Want to help your dog manage their anxiety better?

Here are some questions which answers would help your vet diagnose your dog’s anxiety more effectively. It was also designed to help identify any comorbidity that might be present. Providing objective and detailed answers to these questions will help your vet develop the most effective treatment plan as well. Use this as a tool to keep track and establish a baseline to measure the treatment against.