Signs Your Dog Wants Alone Time

Goes to Their Bed/Crate 

 Dogs naturally seek the comfort of their dens when wanting peaceful alone time.

 Hides Under Furniture 

Slipping under tables or beds provides a secure retreat space.

Growls When Approached 

 Growling can signal "don't bother me" when a dog desires to be left alone.

Avoids Eye Contact

Looking away communicates lack of interest in interaction or engagement.

Yawning or Lip Licking 

These signs of stress indicate anxious dogs may need more space.

Seeks High Perches

Dogs value being up high to survey their whole territory in solitude.  

Crawls Into Small Spaces  

Tight spots feel safe to dogs when they want peaceful privacy.

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