Some dogs hate being alone so much they tip over into full-blown anxiety. They’re not just unhappy that you’ve left them. They’re in a panic. But how do you know which it is? Are they disappointed you left them, or are they freaking out? It’s not as easy to tell as you might think. But there are some telltale signs.
Separation anxiety can be socially isolating. But having a strong group around you can make you feel more successful with the training.
The start of a new school year mark big changes for your family, your dog included. If your anxious dog got used to having people around for two months, how will he handle the back to school reset?
While at SubThreshold, we’re all about fixing separation anxiety dogs, we’re also passionate about encouraging them to play too. Working with an anxious dog is about more than tackling the causes of anxiety. The richer a dog’s life, the more productive anxiety training becomes.
Life with a separation anxiety dog differs from the ideal of dog ownership many of us have. “Lassie Come Home” it isn’t.
Here are 5 ways this debilitating condition will affect your life as a dog owner, plus a few tips on how to handle the changes without losing your sanity.
Discovering my dog had separation anxiety, and how I dealt with it.