Is My Dog Depressed?

Jackl1
2019-10-16 14:43:26
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Is My Dog Depressed?
Many owners are sure that a dog as distinct from a human cannot have depressions, but many people notice a change of mood, sadness and melancholy in their pet. They could be the signs of depression since our four-footed friends are so sensitive to any events. Dog's depression is difficult to diagnose. Its clinical features are similar to the symptoms of other diseases - dullness, apathy, refraining from food, sleepiness. Take the quiz to find out whether your dog is affected by this disorder.

Does your pet have a good appetite?

Yes, everything's fine

Doesn't eat at all

Eats less than usual

Do you play with the dog the games it likes the most?

I'd be happy to but I can't make him/her play

I offer but she/he is less active than usual

Not very often but it's rather my fault

Does your dog demonstrate aggression?

Does your pet have favorite places in the house?

Of course, a few

Yes, she/he spends time in her/his nook and doesn't move

Yes, she/he spends most of the time there

How does your dog react to strangers?

He/she is very aggressive or is scared a lot

Doesn't trust them

It depends - calmly, as a rule

Does your pet have friends in your neighborhood?

Yes, they often hang out

Yes, but they rarely hang out

My dog passes them by

How do you think, what your pet's bad mood can be associated with?

Maybe, a change in the weather

I spend not enough time with the dog

Lack of physical activity

How long have you been living with the dog?

About a month, we've gotten him/her lately

A few months for sure

A good while ago

How long does your dog's bad mood last?

1-2 weeks

About a month

More than a month

How does your dog sleep?

Everything's fine

A broken sleep, she/he wakes up all the time

Yes, this is depression

Yes, your dog feels really sad. Depression is a serious ailment. The animal's psychic state is directly related to its health, that's why the disorder can lead the dog's organism to the serious weakening of the immune system. As a result, it will cause the aggravation of chronic diseases, most often allergy. That's why having noticed the symptoms of depression, you shouldn't rush the diagnosis and it's better to show a vet the dog to avoid mistakes. Share this quiz with your friends. One needs to know about the pet's health as much as possible!

On the verge of depression

Yes, your dog feels really sad. Depression is a serious ailment. The animal's psychic state is directly related to its health. It's still early to talk about the disorder, but some symptoms do trouble your pet. That's why, if the bad mood persists, it's better to show a vet the dog to avoid the aggravation. Share this quiz with your friends. One needs to know about the pet's health as much as possible!

Your dog is healthy

Probably, you've noticed some symptoms of depression or a dog's low mood, but depression is a serious disorder you shouldn't talk about in your case. Most probably, this relates to the change of scene or lack of walks. It's very easy to get rid of these problems, you just need to listen to your four-footed friend. Share this quiz with your friends. One needs to know about the pet's health as much as possible!