Separation Anxiety: Two Truths and a Lie

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The amount of folklore that surrounds separation anxiety in dogs is rivaled only perhaps by that surrounding aggression. As trainers, we’re reminded of the depth and breadth of this misinformation when we get inquiries from confused and frustrated dog owners who have followed well-intentioned advice with very few or bad results. As dog owners, we […]

A Coming Out Story – A Dog Trainer’s Account

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This is a coming out story, but maybe not the kind you’d expect. This is a story of a dog trainer who couldn’t fix her own dog. There, I said it. I know hair stylists don’t do their own hair, and teachers don’t instruct their own children in every subject, and certainly dentists don’t fill […]