Similar to human, dog depression is a kind of mental condition.  Although, there are ways to find out if people are depressed, it is quite complicated and difficult to figure for a dog. Humans can even tell when they are feeling low or depressed but your dog doesn’t have option to outlay. And therefore, it doesn’t mean that they can’t be depressed or feel sad.

So, let’s decipher the warning signs to figure out whether your dog is tackling with depression and if so, how we can address the situation following the treatment.

Warning Signs of Depression In your Dog

  • Appetite changes
  • Sleeping all the time
  • Loss in interest in play
  • Paw Licking Constantly
  • Hiding away

Varied Causes of Depression in your Dog

  • Change in Environment
  • Change in social group
  • Boredom
  • Fears & Phobias
  • Physical Pain
  • Fear

Prevent Dog Depression

  • Establish an exercise routine
  • Increase socialization
  • Teach them new tricks
  • Reward positive behaviors
  • Always address physical health conditions


  • Natural Remedies
  • Medications
  • Therapies