How To Treat Separation Anxiety In Dogs 1117889

Separation anxiety is a disorder that causes dogs to panic at the idea of being left home alone. The panic may be so overwhelming that when you leave, your dog becomes destructive, salivates, paces, barks, and/or demonstrates housebreaking issues. This condition is stressful for both dogs and owners. It is especially stressful because routine dog training does not break the cycle. People often mistake separation anxiety for trouble because both are accompanied by problem behaviors. Bondage can be overcome by adding more exercise and mental stimulation to your dog's routine :max_bytes(150000):strip_icc()/treating separation anxiety in dogs-1117889-07-72ea91dcd0fc44e5b2e54a1b58035bb9. jpg (JPG) It is not understood why some dogs suffer from separation anxiety. You need to spend time recognising your routine and work to change them. Pay attention to the things you do before you leave the house. Start doing them randomly throughout the day. Within a few weeks, your dogs should no longer see these activities as connected signs that you're about to leave. Many owners show their dogs affection and attention right before they leave home. They also show it immediately when they walk in the door. This can contribute to your anxiety.

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The best thing you can do is to ignore your dog before leaving. It will be for several weeks to get to this point. You may need to take some vacation time, hire a pet sitter, or put your dog in doggie daycare until you complete this step. Each day try to spend at least 30 minutes on each training session :.

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