Goldendoodles are great company because they’re extremely sociable, intelligent and emotionally sensitive. They love to be with their humans and crave attention and affection from them. These same traits can also cause doodles to be somewhat high strung. For this reason, it’s good when you can tell your Goldendoodle is struggling emotionally, so you can address it quickly. The following post discusses the signs that indicate your goldendoodle is experiencing stress or anxiety:
How to Spot the Signs of Discomfort and Stress in Dogs
Do you know when your dog is stressed out or in discomfort?
Unfortunately, our canine companions can’t articulate when they’re feeling less than happy, but there are signs. Some are obvious like extreme shaking, but others can be more subtle.
Read on to discover the signs of discomfort and stress in dogs so you can be prepared the next time your furry friend is getting nervous. Read more at PawedIn…
Prevention is always preferable to the need for a cure. When you can detect early that things are not quite right with your Goldendoodle, you can take the necessary action to curtail the stress or worry, even before it becomes a problem.
One of the more frightening situations you may find yourself in is having your Goldendoodle begin foaming at the mouth. Many of us will automatically think rabies, but there are actually several reasons why this happens, and one of them is stress and anxiety, as the following post describes:
6 Reasons Your Dog Foams At The Mouth That Have Nothing To Do With Rabies
When you see a dog foam at the mouth, more often than not your mind instantly jumps to one word: Rabies. While this is a potential cause of the foam around a dog’s mouth, the chances are pretty slim that rabies is the culprit. That’s because foam at a dog’s mouth happens for a number of reasons.
- Physical Activity
As any owner knows, when dogs play with intensity they tend to salivate excessively. This excess drool, combined with heavy breathing, can cause things to get a little bubbly, giving your dog the appearance of foaming at the mouth. This can be a little yucky, especially if your pup comes over for some kisses, but not dangerous to their health in any way. Read more at Bark Post…
As you can see, the main thing is not to panic if you find your dog foaming at the mouth. Assess the situation calmly — you don’t want to upset your dog any further — and take the necessary action to ensure your canine’s emotional and physical health.
A common thing that can trigger intense anxiety for your Goldendoodle is loud and sudden sounds, like thunder or fireworks. There are steps you can take to help your Goldendoodle deal with these instances, as addressed in the following article:
Dogs and Fireworks – 14 Strategies to Keep Your Dog Calm
If the sound of fireworks or thunderstorms sends your dog scrambling to leap into your lap or cower under a bed, your pup’s not alone. With their keen sense of hearing, loud noises can be overwhelming for most dogs, leaving them pacing the floor, panting or trembling with fear. Some dogs may even urinate on the floor or become destructive while trying to escape from a crate or a room. Dogs and fireworks aren’t a good combination.
As a matter of fact, July 5th is one of the busiest days of the year for many animal shelters as they work to reunite lost pets that have run away after hearing the loud booms from fireworks. With Independence Day less than a week away, here are some tips to help your dog cope with the noise and stay calm. Read more at Chasing Dog Tales…
Knowing what causes anxiety in your Goldendoodle and dealing with it when it occurs will help your canine companion overcome stressful situations and be the loving, joyful and playful friend he or she always wants to be.