Avoidance: Dogs may start showing avoidance after a disaster they may start avoiding people or other dogs. By not making eye contact, hiding, tail tucking, or turning away.
Abnormal panting: Dogs pant to cool themselves off. However, if your dog pants for no noticeable reason with its ears pinned back and low, this could be an indication of stress.
Frequent yawning: As strange as it may seem, frequent yawning combined with other behaviors such as avoidance or pinned ears is attributed to stress.
Destructive behaviors: They may attempt to ease their stress by trying to bite you or other objects. Most dog aggressive behaviors are followed by facial expression, frightening body posture, or submissive behaviors. These signs strongly indicate nervousness and resentment.
Excessive barking: Although barking is normal, excessive barking whether inside or outside the house, can be a sign of anxiety, distress, or apprehension. Identify your dogs barking pattern and know whether it barks when you leave the house of when strangers come to your home. Sometimes the traumatic memories can influence your dog’s reaction.