Spending time apart can be difficult for both humans and canines. Puppies have to learn that their alone time won’t last forever, and that eventually you’ll be home again and ready to play.
As a Doodle parent, it’s your job to help your new pup adjust. Here’s how to make the process go as smoothly as possible.
Dogs love spending time with their families, and being alone is the epitome of boredom for your pooch. When your puppy is bored or anxious, he or she will express themselves in a number of ways like:
As you can see, these behaviors can range from minor to pretty severe, with some dogs even injuring themselves or getting stuck when attempting to escape your home.
So what can you do to help lower your pooch’s stress levels when you leave?
Thankfully, there’s a lot you can do to help your puppy feel more relaxed when you leave home:
It’s normal for puppies to be scared when they’re forced to spend time away from their owners, but managing that fear is easier than you think. Be patient, stick to your plan, and soon enough your puppy will be well-adjusted and calm when you prepare for work in the morning.
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