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We play softball and want to bring Dex to our games. We tried 2x at practices and both times Dex starte barking a lot when we're away from him. I really don't know what to do to make this work. We can't have him barking the whole game and don't want to have to leave him home. He doesn't seem to mind the tie out at all. If my husband or I sit with him he's fine, but that won't work if we're in the game. We tried to give him toys to keep him occupied but it didn't help. He has access to water too. It appears it's just anxiety from not being physically next to us (he had us in his line of sight the whole time). Any suggestions?
 

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I don't really know...maybe he's cheering you on? I'm a softball spectator, so I won't have that problem today. I am sports disabled! I couldn't hit it if they threw a basketball at me! :oops:
 

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hi, first of all, I want to give you props for wanting to bring Dex with you! However, the barking could be cuz he's tormented with seeing hearing or smelling you, and not being able to be with you. So while I don't know how you travel with Dex, how about if he were in his crate, in your car/vehicle, while you and your hubby are busy? Then you can get him out and be with him between games or innings?

Those are just my thoughts. Being in a crate where he is very close and accessible to you is better than tormented and tied where he sense your presence, but can't be with you, in my opinion. And again, GOOD FOR YOU for trying to work this out!

let me know if this helps; if not I'll try to figure out what else comes to mind.
 
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