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Old January 3rd, 2009, 09:22 PM
Virgie957 Virgie957 is offline
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dog anxiety

Hello, I am new to the forum and am searching for help for my 10 year old Llasa Apso. She is a great dog, but gets very anxious when storms appear with lightening or when fireworks go off ( as a holidays ). The really perplexing thing is that when storms appear and I am not at home, something strange happens. I come home to her and she has extremely wet ears, chest and top of head. It is soaking wet. I have put her water bowl up when I leave and have left no water anywhere for her to get into, but it still happens. I cannot figure out how in the world she gets so wet around her ears and face and top of the head, as well as down her chest.

Any ideas?

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Old January 3rd, 2009, 09:29 PM
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Is this only when there are storms or fireworks?..Does it happen any other time?

Could she be getting into the tub maybe?

Just a question. You say you lift the water bowl when you leave..Are you saying she has no water to drink when you leave?
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anxiety, stressed doggy, wet head and ears

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