Written by Christine Durrant, Professional Dog Trainer and Pet Care Consultant
Does your dog panic when you start to leave the house? Or destroy things while you are away, bark, chew…you name it? You may have a dog with separation anxiety.
There are many ways you can help treat your dog’s issue of separation anxiety. First, think about what they are FEELING. The bottom line…They want to be with you and it makes them anxious when they can’t. It’s important to make the fact that you are leaving them a GOOD thing by changing the way they feel about you leaving. You can help your dog with their separation anxiety by:
Tips/considerations for when you are leaving for “real”:
Christine Durrant, CPDT-KA Professional Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant