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Monday, December 6, 2010

Tips for Dogs Left Alone

It's really hard to leave our dogs behind especially if it's the kind of dog who loves to find genius and destructive ways to make himself/herself busy. It's a fact that most of us have to live and get along with the busy world spending a lot of time away from home, unfortunately our pets find it difficult to adjust. 

There are dogs that easily get bored, stressed, and suffers from separation anxiety, while others   seem content sleeping the rest of the day while you're away. 
 
But how do you know if your dog is unhappy when left alone? 
 
Here are tips, if you come home and found your furniture or things all chewed up, trash bin ransacked, pillows chewed to shreds, scratches on doors and walls, signs of dog urine and feces all over, and  worst of all got an angry call from your neighbors telling you that your dog howl or barks all day, well, these are just the few annoying things that say your dog is having a bad day being alone.

If your dog becomes destructive because of boredom, anxiety, depression or simply because he is alone and you're away, the best thing you can do is to keep him positively busy by giving your pet dog plethora of fun things to do. Doing so will help your dog to become more relaxed and satisfied .  Here are some tips:

• Hire a Dog walker or Trainer
• Leave your dog in a pet day care
• Leave plenty of exciting and fun toys for your dog (like puzzle toys that you can fill with treats)
• Give him lots of  active play before you go,it will surely exhaust his extra energy.
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