Understanding Pet Anxiety

dog chewing on treat

Welcome home! You’ve just unlocked the door and walk inside to find your living room covered with your chewed-up couch material. Or, you walk in and find that your cat has eliminated on the rug, instead of in the litter box. You grit your teeth and start to clean up, wondering what has come over your pet these days. 

Are they angry with you for leaving the house and punishing you? Probably not. Chances are, your pet is experiencing anxiety and fear.