Sarah Swainson
2 minute read
7 Jun 2020
10:36 am

How to deal with stress like a dog

Sarah Swainson

If you can’t sniff it, eat it or sleep on it, then pee on it and move on.

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Dogs have the wonderful ability to really observe their humans. We can notice subtle changes to our environment and can instantly pick up when our humans are stressed, happy or sad. Over the last nine weeks I have seen all of these emotions in my pawrents. I have watched my mom work late into the night, run laps around the house and for some reason the humans have taken to wearing muzzles when they leave the house – they must have done something really bad. Friends and family members that usually pop in have instead been appearing on the computer...