Understanding Anxiety in Pets

Anxiety in pets can affect pet behavior and pet healthWelcome home! You’ve just unlocked the door and walk inside to find your living room covered with couch stuffing. Or, you walk in and find that your kitty has eliminated on the rug, instead of in the litter box. You grit your teeth and start to clean up, wondering what has come over your pet these days.

Are they angry with you for leaving the house and punishing you? Probably not. Chances are, your pet is experiencing anxiety and fear.

Fear and anxiety in pets are complex problems that manifest themselves in many ways. We thought we’d give you an overview of these issues, and what you can do to help alleviate these feelings in your pet. Continue…