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PUBLIC HEALTH WARNING

POTENTIAL DANGER OF POMERANIAN HAIR ~ In a press release today, the National Institute of Health has announced the discovery of a potentially dangerous substance in the hair of pomeranians. This substance, called “amo-bacter canine” has been linked with the following symptoms in female humans: *reluctance to cook *reluctance to perform housework *reluctance to wear anything but onesies or show suits*reluctance to work except in support of a dog show*physical craving for contact with Pomeranians (may be an addiction) Beware! if you come in contact with a female human affected by this substance be prepared to talk about poms for hours on end. This was a public service announcement … Surgeon General’s Warning: Pomeranians are expensive, addictive, and may impair the ability to use common sense.

Dog Anxiety

Anxiety in dog is the result of fear, separation or aging.

According to the American Kennel Club, dog anxiety can manifest in a dog’s behavior in many ways, including:

  • Aggression
  • Panting
  • Drooling
  • Defecating in the home
  • Depression
  • Destructive behavior 
  • Pacing  

Just like their human counterparts, there are treatments that can ease a dog’s stress when experiencing anxiety. Some methods are: 

  • Training and conditioning dogs to respond to uncomfortable stimuli with a healthy response
  • Anxiety medication
  • Using CBD oil 

To prevent anxiety, owners can: 

  • Learn a dog’s body language to identify when they feel uncomfortable
  • Regularly socialize them in new experiences 
  • Give them obedience training
  • Make sure they have a decent amount of exercise and proper nutrition
  • Help the dog avoid stress where possible