Why Your Dog Follows You Everywhere | Understanding Dog Behavior
Why your dog follows you everywhere hi there welcome to bloom dogs often follow us from the living room to the bathroom to the bedroom and the kitchen many dogs seem to enjoy and even need to follow their owners around while this is usually only an indication of your dog's interest in you what does it really mean when our pets take on the.
Role of our second shadows if you've ever observed your furry friend following you from room to room stay tuned because we'll go over what this behavior means and much more in today's video subscribe and turn on notifications to see more videos like this and much more number one reinforcement.
Oftentimes if you provide chew toys to your dog play games with him and provide delicious snacks every time you are with him he is more likely to follow you around if you accept this adoration and praise your dog for being attached you are communicating to him that following you around everywhere is a great thing number two lack of confidence or anxiety.
Because some dogs are frightened of being alone they depend on human social presence to keep them company research suggests that separation anxiety may be the cause of your dog following you around everywhere your dog may also follow you around during high anxiety situations such as thunderstorms and 4th of july fireworks.
Determine if your dog's shadowing is driven by fear and anxiety or a desire to be close to you by observing when your dog displays this behavior number three unmet needs or medical issues you may want to take your dog outdoors if you've noticed that he's been staying close to you for a long time and hasn't.
Gone to the bathroom in a while when a dog is sick or in need of assistance he or she tends to become extremely attached take your dog on a walk to check if he has to relieve himself in addition dogs who are sick or have an underlying medical condition may start to follow you everywhere enjoying this video comment down below.
And give us a like to support the channel number four boredom you may notice that your dog is more prone to following you when there is nothing else going on around him particularly if it is the only thing going on in his environment dogs enjoy getting plenty of exercise.
And mental stimulation and when that is not happening your dog may get bored when dogs are bored they may follow you around so that you will take them outside for a walk or play an activity with them giving your dog a few chew toys to play with is a good way to prevent your dog from becoming bored and will likely.
Cause them to stop following you around number five companionship depending on how much time we spend with our dog we may be the only companionship they have on a daily basis our dogs are eager to spend time with us when we have strong connection with them when it comes to our dogs we are the center of their universe even though we have many.
Other relationships and interactions with other people dogs just like spending time with us number six breed traits humans spread dogs for a variety of purposes for many years one of which was companionship border collies and labrador retrievers for example were developed to obey human directions and execute certain tasks as.
A result they may tend to track their owners every step if you liked this video check out our other videos thanks for watching