Bright lights, loud family members and even time spent away from you can lead to a stressful time for pets. They can suffer from anxiety and act out just like people. But a little patience and a visit to your vet can help.
Six-year-old hunter was an underweight stray when Janice Summers made him a member of her family. "He was terrified of us. If we even looked like we were going to approach him, he would start shaking extremely bad like he was expecting to get beaten or hit," said Janice.
He suffers a great deal of anxiety when he hears loud noises or his owner leaves. Both are common behavioral issues in dogs. "Before we can diagnose and completely say that this is a behavioral issue, generally, we need to be sure that there's not an underlying medical issues: hypothyroidism, bladder stones, bladder infections," said veterinarian, Manuel Sanchez.