9 Dogs with the worst separation anxiety in the world

1. Border Collie Dog

The Border Collie is one of the most active breeds of bred to be out and about with their master herding sheep. Their high energy levels and intelligence mean they need a huge amount of stimulation and regular lack of company will lead to separation anxiety very quickly. Photo: Canva/Getty Images

2. Vizsla

The Vizsla, a breed originally from Hungary, are known as the ultimate in ‘velcro they stick so closely to their owner’s side. They hate being left alone for even a short while. Photo: Canva/Getty Images

3. Havanese

Much like the Bichon Frise, the Havanese is breed created to be a lapdog and desire human companionship above all else. Leaving this Cuban breed alone for too long is a recipe for disaster. Photo: Canva/Getty Images

4. Dalmation

Another breed of the Dalmation shouldn’t be left alone for more than two hours. If they suffer from separation anxiety you’ll know because they’ll destroy anything they can get their paws on

5.German Shepherd

The German Shepherd is also a very popular breed worldwide. Its extraordinary qualities are well known. There is more to see the tasks it performs in the field of assistance or police . They are large can exceed 40 kg in weight .

They have adapted to life both inside apartments and outside homes. Of course, they have a high level of energy , so they must be able to exercise. Nor can forget the stimulation at the mental level. They are excellent students.

If we include it among the most nervous breeds, it is for the same thing that we mentioned for the schnauzer, that is, the indiscriminate breeding , which has taken its toll and has resulted in behavioral and health problems. Thus, nervousness, fear, excessive shyness or aggressiveness appear.

6.Australian Shephard

The Australian Shephard is a beautiful. Throughout its history it has been an active herd working closely with their human companion.

This is why, to this day, they require a lot of exercise and time with their companion. However, this also makes this breed prone to developing separation anxiety and behavioral issues when not cared for enough.

7.Terrier dog breeds

There are different terrier breeds that can be included among the most nervous breeds that are prone to separation anxiety. In general, they are tenacious that bark and have a lot of energy. From these breeds, we can highlight the following:

Fox terrier: can develop nervousness before other dogs and suffer when being separated from their companions.
Yorkshire terrier: very popular and mistakenly treated as lap dogs. These dogs require plenty of exercise activity and attention. Due to breeding issues, some specimens are naturally nervous and bark excessively.
Airedale terrier: this terrier is another one that can get nervous in the presence of other dogs.

They have a tendency to trigger fights and can also develop other behavioral issues when away from their companion.
West highland white terrier: also known as Westy, these are another popular breed of terriers. The problem, in addition to his propensity to suffer skin problems, is a nervous temperament. Therefore, they will need a lot of attention and exercise.

8. Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise dogs are alert and curious. They make great little watchdogs, however, they’re not aggressive at all. In fact, they get along well with children and other animals. Throughout history, these dogs belonged to royal families. They were constantly pampered and used as a lap dog. Later on they were also used in showbiz. Meaning that, these dogs were used to being accompanied all day long.

Nowadays, these dogs make a great companion for any single person or family. They’re very energetic, loving and loyal. However, they can also be very dependant. This is why we must be careful when adopting this dog, as they are prone to separation anxiety.

9. Border Collie

The Border Collie is a highly regarded dog. They’re a pastor dog that nowadays also participates in different mentally participation.

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