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How to Calming an Anxious Dog 

Knowing how to soothe an anxious canine is important because it can prevent the dog from developing risky or destructive behaviours.

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Consult your veterinarian

If you want advice on how to calm your dog's fears, consult your veterinarian.

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Pay attention

Anxiety can manifest itself in a variety of ways, some of which are subtle and easy to miss.


The dog probably showed symptoms of anxiety before it peed on the carpet after hearing a clap of thunder.

“Anticipatory Effect”

Sandard blunder "flooding," or purposeful, continuous exposure to a trigger, is a common mistake.

Avoid flooding

If a canine is fearful of other dogs on walks when they are leashed, the dog's owner should work to reduce the dog's anxiety.

Practice counter-conditioning

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