I have separation anxiety. I’m stuck in locked-down Sydney without my dog

I have separation anxiety. I’m stuck in locked-down Sydney without my dog

He gets scared of the wind and barks at it and reminds us that a world exists beyond lockdown and our house.‘The chemical effect of my companion is an also an increase in serotonin, dopamine and endorphins that my brain, even with pills, can’t properly manage on its own.’ Photograph: SuppliedI have known life with a depressive disorder and PTSD longer than I’ve known the dog and can vouch for the positive difference he has made to my illness.

Eau de pawfum: is it barking mad to buy cologne for dogs?

Eau de pawfum: is it barking mad to buy cologne for dogs?

A runner-up at Crufts was scented with a calming floral spray – but canine perfumes aren’t just for show dogs.Dogs smell lovely.Do say: “Make dogs smell more tolerable with doggy cologne.”.