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During the winter holidays, parties abound to celebrate the season with fun, food, and laughter. As we all know, though, holidays parties can cause stress and anxiety. If we get stressed and anxious at holiday parties, imagine how our pets must feel!
Do pets really have anxiety? They certainly do! Pet anxiety is a real thing that is especially important to manage during the hubbub and excitement of the holidays. It can manifest itself through different problem behaviors. Pet anxiety symptoms include:
To nip this anxiety in the bud, try some of the strategies listed below to keep your pet calm at your next holiday party.
Before the party
During the party
Managing your pet’s anxiety during your next holiday party will make sure everyone—including your pet—has a good time! Remember that a pet insurance policy can help you cover veterinary expenses if your pet needs anti-anxiety medication. PetFirst Pet Insurance is here to help you cover those costs. Get a quote today.
Guest Blogger: JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM