Have a puppy that won’t stop whining or howling? A new home is a big change, and can be especially stressful for puppies.


Does your puppy constantly seek your attention? This may be a sign that he's having trouble adjusting to his new home. 

Panting serves important functions for dogs. But panting excessively could be a sign that your pet is nervous or distressed.

Dogs have feelings, too, and respond to stressful situations by trembling, shaking, or shivering.

It can be sad to see a dog cowering or acting scared.  If you notice these behaviors in your dod, chances are he's experiencing stress.

Dogs are naturally social creatures. If your dog keeps hiding in the corner, under the bed, or behind the furniture, he's stressed out.

While many breeds of dogs are high energy by nature, dogs that are afraid or nervous can become restless.

While it's normal for dogs to bark in certain situations, excessive indoor barking could mean that your dog is experiencing stress.  


Bringing home a new puppy is always exciting. But leaving a shelter or breeder might be tough on your little guy.

Everyone loves a fireworks celebration.  Well...not everyone.  If your dog is scared of fireworks, don't worry, you're not alone.

We all love a cooling summer rainstorm, right? Actually thunderstorms can be quite stressful for dogs. What can you do if your dog is afraid of thunder? 

If your dog is afraid of loud noises, even common like a vacuum cleaner, blender, or loud TV can cause stress for an otherwise relaxed pet.