Do Dogs Get Jealous?

What is jealousy?

Jealousy is an emotion that is characterized by feelings of insecurity, anger, and resentment.

Do dogs get jealous?

Yes, dogs can get jealous. They are pack animals, and they have a natural instinct to protect their status in the pack. I


They may become possessive of their toys, food, or other resources.

Why do dogs get jealous?

They are feeling insecure. If your dog is feeling insecure about their status in the pack, they may become jealous of other dogs or people who they perceive as a threat.

How to deal

Make sure your dog is getting enough attention and affection. This will help them feel secure and loved.

When to seek 

If your dog's jealousy is severe or causing problems, it is important to seek professional help from a certified animal behaviorist. 

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