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Bored pooch? Help your dog cope with end-of-summer changes
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Bored pooch? Help your dog cope with end-of-summer changes

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Back-to-school time looks a little different for most families this year. But whether kids are going back to classes, doing distance learning from home, or adults are returning to the office full time, schedule changes can be stressful for dogs.

The sudden switch from long summer days of playing with the kids to being alone in the house for long periods of time can be a tough adjustment. Your family dog can start to feel left out or become overwhelmed during this transition and you may notice him acting differently as a result.

The American Kennel Club shares the following tips to keep your dog happy during these changes.

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For more tips on dog ownership, visit the American Kennel Club website at


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