If you've ever dealt with anxiety, you know how real it is. Conversations can often be heard in our world today about how the "world is ending" and indeed it does seem to get crazier and crazier. When these conversations fall on little ears it can be particularly troublesome.
Your dog may love the extra walks and playtime right now, but having people around more often can also stress him out. If he startles easily and drools more these days, he may be dealing with some serious doggie anxiety.
I can talk in front of large crowds, I can talk on the radio with ease, but there's one social situation that makes me so anxious, my mouth dries up, my face turns red and I freeze. I'm going to face it this weekend, from the comfort of my own home during quarantine.