Life can get a little busy for even the most devoted of pet parents. But when the everyday stressors of work, family, and other obligations bog you down, sometimes your dog is the one who suffers. Dogs are social creatures and need interaction to be happy, healthy, and thrive. Keep an eye out for these four warning signs that you’re not showing your pup enough attention:
1. Your dog starts misbehaving.
This is a big one. Instead of taking responsibility, owners often chalk up chewed up shoes, digging, and barking to dogs just misbehaving. In reality, these undesirable behaviors are often signs of emotional stress. [click to continue…]