10 Signs Your Dog Wants Some Alone Time
With more people than ever working remotely, our beloved pups are getting more attention than normal. While some breeds have been relishing the extra walks, snuggles, and treats, others may be bristling slightly at this encroachment on their alone time. Like humans, dogs have personalities and preferences regarding their routines, activities, toys, foods, and lifestyles, explains Emily Wilson, DVM, a veterinarian at Fuzzy Pet Health. “Imagine always being on the go, with constant stimulation and activity,” she says. “For the vast majority of us, this lifestyle would become exhausting.”
So, how can you tell if your faithful friend needs some alone time? Here, pet experts shed some light on this topic. (Pun totally intended). On the flip side, if your dog has gotten really used to your constant presence and things are about to change now that lockdowns are ending, here’s how you can help your pet cope with post-quarantine separation anxiety.