Will my dog be traumatized by isolation?

asked 2021-06-26 12:34:09 -0600

My 11 month old Belgian Malinois / German Shepherd puppy is in a 10 day quarantine for suspicion of rabies. He most certainly does not have rabies, but that's beside the point. I can pick him up on the 10th day. He is boisterous and playful and I'm worried about him being isolated for so long. Will he be traumatized? What can I do to help him?

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If he is being isolated at your local animal shelter,, there’s little chance of being traumatized. They are pros and know how to take care of pets being quarantined. I would be more worried about him biting again. Breeds like that need strict training because of what they are bred to be.

Sherry W.'s profile image Sherry W.  ( 2021-07-31 14:57:05 -0600 ) edit