Dogs become stressed, the same as you and I and putting your dog into a boarding kennel can be very
for them. Imagine taking a young child to a strange place and leaving them somewhere the child doesn't know. The child will more often than not, become
and upset. The same happens to dogs.
Even steady dogs can become stressed when confronted by
surroundings, but the boarding kennel environment is especially hard on nervy,
, anxious or
It is recommended that dogs should be introduced to boarding establishments from a
age, starting with a brief visit, accompanied by their
brothers and sistersfoodowners
, gradually increasing the amount of time they are left alone in the establishment. It is also important that every experience should be a
one, as a negative experience can have
effects upon the dog.