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Reducing Stress in Dogs
An outline of how to reduce stress in dogs.
# 36856 | 1,180 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 21, 2003 in Biology (Zoology) , Psychology (General)

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This paper explores what causes stress in dogs, how the dog is affected and what can be done to reduce the effects.

What is Stress?
Reducing Stress
Play is Important
How to Help the Pet that Experiences Stress
Suggested Ways to Reduce Stress
Addison's Disease in Dogs and Stress
Pets and Stress

From the Paper:

"Stress can be defined as the general response of the body to any extra demand, physical or emotional (Kay and Randolph 47). It can be triggered in a dog by change in environment or the need to react concerning a change in the environment. It may be the chronic lack of certainty concerning its daily routine. It does not need to be dire or life threatening to create stress. Pets are sensitive to their surroundings and form emotional bonding with their owners as well as other family pets (Symptoms 1). Any "change" can create stress in a dog. Bites from another animal, broken bones, travel, breeding, showing, or accustomed affection can cause stress in a beloved pet. Stress is a signal for the dog's internal system to react and may cause rapid heartbeat and increased breathing. Any health problem may cause stress in a dog. This is true whether the health change is in the dog's health or the owner's. The animal may show stress by anxiety, fear, or restlessness...."

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