Regressions in training, when your dog seems to fall apart and no longer is able to handle being left for anywhere near as long as it used to, flatten us. But everyone’s training falters at some point. Regressions are part and parcel of separation anxiety training. No matter how logically we think about them. No […]
It can seem like an obvious solution to your dog’s separation anxiety. Send your dog off to a trainer for a 2-week board and train session and get his separation anxiety fixed. But as tempting as it sounds, board and train isn’t the answer to separation anxiety.
If you’re plugging away at separation anxiety training, or planning to start soon, here are some common misconceptions you want to avoid. 1. If he follows me to the door during training he must be upset Doors are exciting things for dogs. If you think about it, a ton of fun stuff happens on […]