Do you have a jumpy cat that climbs the curtains or a dog that’s spooked by its own shadow? In Stress Awareness Month, we look at how to spot when your pet is stressed and the best ways to calm their jangling nerves.
On this week’s ‘For the Love of Dogs’, we saw what it’s like for pups to meet new people. Sometimes this can cause stress and anxiety for your four-legged friend, so we’ve put together a handy guide to help you introduce new people to your dog.
Dog anxiety comes in all shapes and sizes, from the random fears, like hot air balloons, clouds and cats, to the more familiar, such as fireworks and (ssssh) the V.E.T. It’s common for most dogs to suffer from anxiety from time to time. So how can you help them overcome their fears?