Dogs can’t tell us about their feelings, that’s why they tend to show their sadness trough their behaviors. If your dog is facing a serious health problem, then you must be in front of a sad puppy. Here is 7 Secrets Why Your Dog is Depressed:
1- Low Interest to Playtime
When you notice that your dog is not as much joyful as usual and not interested in playing with you and licking you anymore or not even to doing its favorite thing which is throwing a tennis ball, so your dog is depressed.
2- Giving No Interest To Favorite Activities
Retreating of exercise might not be the real reason of your dog’s depression because not all dogs love throwing Frisbee or taking it to a walk . The only unfastening is to perceive if your dog has suddenly an unexplained demeanor change or stop doing many daily activities, such as if your dog is used to look forward the returning of your child from school to lick him and play with him and suddenly this action changed and the time your child came back home your dog is still in his bad, your pup must be depressed
3- Losing Appetite
When your puppy lost its yearning to its favorite food, or not even eating until it lost weight just like how human lose his appetite, then your dong is depressed.
We can’t determinate the exact number of hours that decide if dogs are overslept because they are different. Just notice if your own dong is spending more time in sleeping more than habitual, if your 12 years old puppy is ordinary spending 13 hours sleeping and now it becomes 17. This signalized that your dog is depressed.
5- Observe a Death in the Family
Your dog’s depression can be explained also as being affected of losing someone in the family just like how human are being affected too and this might drive your dog into a blue period. It is impossible to speed up that sadness period but you can commiserate them as much as you can.
6- Changing home
Your dog is going to be cheerless once you change your house because Change can affect badly in animals. But with time and step by step you’re going to teach your dog how to deal with the new environment and to feel comfortable on it.
7- Licking Continuously
If you see your dog licking itself that doesn’t mean he is cleaning , because dogs are doing that in order to relief themselves. However its not considered as a sign of dogs depression, but they generally doing many strange actions such as keep licking the same place which make them feel comfortable.