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When a dog misses someone

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Polimba, May 30, 2010.

  1. Polimba

    Polimba PetForums VIP

    Nov 23, 2009
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    My husband goes away quite a lot and he left on Thursday for a month. I think Zimba is really missing him. He keeps sneaking upstairs and looking in the bedroom and ensuite, I think he's looking for him. He seems a bit unsettled, not really naughty but a bit like he doesn't know what to do with himself.

    Is there anything I can do to help? Would a piece of husband's clothes in his bed help do you think?
  2. Freyja

    Freyja PetForums VIP

    Jun 28, 2008
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    You could try giving him a t shirt that your husband has been wearing.
  3. Wyndham

    Wyndham PetForums Member

    Feb 5, 2010
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    weird, my OH has been away for a few days and Colin has started being really naughty, like u say - doesnt know what to do with him self - never thought he could be missing daddy?
  4. ad_1980

    ad_1980 PetForums VIP

    Jan 28, 2009
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    my dogs don't act up when dad goes but they do get somewhat miserable. Dante especially. If dad's gone away for more than like, a day, he'll sit by the front door most of the time and sulk until dad comes back.

    I don't think it bothers mika so much as mikas normally around me most of the time...don't know what he'd be like if i left. When he was a pup it didn't bother him but now a year on...don't know lol.
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