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Ten Signs Your Dog Feels Stressed

Ten Signs Your Dog Feels Stressed

Follow our tips for calming your pet when he is anxious.

Sometimes it’s easy to tell when your dog feels stressed — during loud fireworks displays, perhaps, or when he doesn’t want to get out of the car in the parking lot of the veterinarian’s office. But there are signs of stress in our canine loved ones that can come across more subtly. What are they, and what can you do to calm your dog during those times that anxiety has gotten the better of him?

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