Posts Tagged: Pet Anxiety
October is here, and while we humans revel in the spooky delights of Halloween, our furry friends may not share the same enthusiasm. As pet owners, it’s essential to recognize that anxiety, whether general or related to specific events, can affect our pets’ well-being.
At Whole Pet Veterinary Hospital and Wellness Center, we understand the importance of addressing pet anxiety to ensure a happy and stress-free life for our companions. In this blog post, we’ll talk about strategies for recognizing and managing pet anxiety, with a specific focus on separation anxiety, and offer tips for helping your pets cope with the spookiness of Halloween.Continue…
It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and endless tasks that accompany a new school year. Shopping, schedules, and snacks are on the agenda, but where does the family pet fit into the new routine? Frustration, anxiety, and even depression are common among pets once the summer ends and their best buds return to school.
Fortunately, the start of another school year doesn’t have to lead to separation anxiety in pets. We’ve outlined some simple strategies any family can use to help their pet stay calm and focused during this time of transition.
Recognizing Separation Anxiety in Pets
Separation anxiety in pets can manifest in a variety of ways, ranging from obvious (destructive chewing, scratching, or vocalizations) to subtle (sleeping more, eating less, loss of interest in toys or favorite activities). Give us a call right away to schedule an appointment if you notice any changes in behavior. Continue…