Please Don’t Go! When Cats Have Separation Anxiety

Is your cat a velcro kitty who follows you around all day, wanting to be next to you? Do they get stressed or fearful any time you leave the home? Have you noticed increased accidents or other destructive behavior upon returning?

If your cat shows these behaviors and rushes to meet you each time you return, they may have separation anxiety.

This disorder is typically diagnosed in dogs, but several cats have separation anxiety. Their behavior, though, may seem different from a dog with the disorder. The Pet Experts at Naperville Animal Hospital want to spotlight this disorder in cats and how you can help prevent or treat it in your special feline.

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Social Distancing Doesn’t Mean Skimping on Puppy Socialization

Bringing a new pet into your home during social distancing can be good for your stress and anxiety. It can also be helpful when it comes to training due to the increased amount of time spent at home. Proper puppy socialization, on the another hand, can be particularly challenging. 

All About Puppy Socialization

When you welcome a new furry family member into your home, of course you want to get them started right. Teaching your pooch the rules and norms of living in your house is important. For younger dogs, taking advantage of the developmental socialization window is critical as well. 

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