Puppy blues is postpartum depression but with a puppy, not a human kid.
As a guardian, you imagined games, cuddling time, and long walks.
There are many guardians who dream of when they get a puppy. However, this does not mean that the ride will only have roses. However, the rise also involves thorns, getting bitten, and sleepless nights.
Within a few days of bringing the new puppy home.
Puppy blues can either hit within a few days or it can hit at specific stages of the puppy's life like puberty etc.
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Puppy blues symptoms and signs
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When you bring home a dog, it's a big responsibility.
You do not sleep as well as before when you sleep. Constant sleep deprivation can impact mental health negatively and make it difficult for you to bring your emotions under control.
Once a puppy enters your life, your routine turns upside down.
You have to make time to walk the puppy, feed the puppy, train the puppy, take the puppy out for bathroom breaks, etc. Suddenly the entire schedule seems haphazard.
Bringing a puppy into your life can make it challenging to find peace.
You have to constantly check on the puppy, make sure they are not chewing anything inedible, clean up pee accidents, clean up the poop, create train the puppy, play with the pup, etc.
Puppies require a lot of attention.
Even when the puppy is playing independently or is behaving peacefully, you have to keep one eye open to ensure that the puppy does not get into any trouble.
You cannot go anywhere without the puppy.
You may have to decline an outing with your friends and forgo making any spontaneous plan. These can contribute to frustration, irritation, and a sense of being in jail all the time.
Most people do not consider the initial stages of puppies' biting, chewing, and destructive behavior.
Your reality may not live up to your expectations when you get a new puppy.
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