Separation Anxiety Updated on: July 18th, 2019

signs of stress and nervousness such as destruction, vocalizing, and restlessness when the dog is alone or separated from its dependency

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exact causes are unknown but has separation anxiety is seen commonly in shelter dogs or dogs who've been abandoned, had a change in ownership or home setting or in dogs who are overly attached, lacking self-confidence, and are too dependent on their family.

how to feed

treating separation anxiety takes time and patience and depends on the severity of the case. counterconditioning, teaching calm, crate training, balancing exercise and mental stimulation games are all ways to work towards a confident pup when you're not there.

Additional info

ruling out other issues that can look like symptoms of separation anxiety can help determine the cause of your dog's behavior. enlisting a behaviorist or trainer can help keep you on track as well as using calming supplements and aids in conjunction with these tips!