Does your dog cry frequently for no obvious reasons, it is understandable this would be disconcerting but it’s important to know there is always a reason for this behavior. it’s a way by which canines can communicate with us to tell us they are sick scared or need our attention to better understand your dog at animal wise we explain why dogs cry?
Do Dog Cry to Take Attention ?
Many people think dogs cry on a whim and decide to ignore or even punish the actions which couldn’t be more, wrong vocalizations such as crying howling or barking are part of a dog’s language and we should not ignore them, we must meet the responsibility we have as caregivers to listen to and understand what is happening to them dogs will cry for several reasons often because they need our attention but what is it they might need let’s find out.
Why Do Puppies cry?
It’s completely normal for a puppy tocry especially when they arrive in a new hope during the night or when they arealone the reason why is very simple they are experiencing a feeling of loneliness and fear in an unknown situation untilthis point they were with their motherand siblings they need time to adjustwhat do we do in these cases attendsthem and facilitate their adaption byproviding security and confidence littleby little they will improve and cry less.
Wy Adult Dog cry?
When an adult dog cries it usually indicates fear and need pain or emotion lets see each cause:
Crying Out of Fear
A dog can be frightened for various reasons such as responding to a large noise but they can also cry when feeling anxious or alone if your dog can’t spend time on their own without crying. We recommend visiting a canine orthologous to establish appropriate guidelines.
Crying for attention
In these cases, the dog wants to get our attention because they have run out of food or water or because they need to relieve themselves, this type of crying is easily recognizable because they should stop after having their needs satisfied, if we see the dog is eating too much is urinating too often or is having trouble defecating we should take them to the vet for a checkup.
Crying in Pain
A sick dog or one with some type of pain is likely to cry especially when the infected area is touched or they make a sudden movement we should examine their body for any obvious injuries but also take them to the veterinarian for a thorough assessment.
Dogs may also cry when they are excited or happy a clear example when they are excited when we return home many dogs are so excited to see the Guardians, they run and cry in excitement but should calm down once the greeting is over.
For Older Dog
In addition to the causes that we’ve explained the effects of aging causes physical and mental stress which may lead to older dogs crying when they cry at night it may indicate that their sleep patterns are altering, they may spend more time sleeping during the day problems such as arthritis and the pain which comes with it and cause your dog to whine and cry. To help alleviate these problems of disorientation and discomfort you should seek help from a veterinarian.