Crowdsourcing Alone-Time Alternatives

You Are Not Alone Over the years, I have talked with countless people who feel they are simply out of options.  Sometimes the desperation and frustration can be heard in their voice as talk, other times it’s apparent in the long pauses and silence that sometimes follows questions I ask.  Many of us have been […]

Dog Separation Anxiety Medication

Dog Separation Anxiety Medication – Update 2020 The use of medication to help treat dogs with separation anxiety is always a hotly debated topic – and one of our most read blogs.  Owners are often trying to determine what the right path forward is for their pup, and trainers are looking other opinions on how […]

How to Leave a Dog with Separation Anxiety Alone

How to leave a dog with separation anxiety alone

As you may or may not know, dog separation anxiety is a debilitating condition that likely causes some disruptive behavior in your pup. He’s not upset with you, he’s basically having panic attacks that are truly terrifying. If you’d like to learn more about separation anxiety, I’d recommend you read these FAQs to answer some of your questions. If you’re here because you are looking for an answer to the question “how to leave a dog with separation anxiety alone” then read on to learn why this actually is not the correct question to be asking.

Dealing with Separation Anxiety: What About You?

Separation Anxiety Dog Trainer

I have a list (a long one even) of topics that I want to write about with respect to dog separation anxiety and the training involved. The good news is that I will be addressing those topics soon not just in written form but in a variety of different mediums

The Shocking Truth – Separation Anxiety and Bark Collars

Caution when using bark collars for sep anx

Baldwin the Bulldog barked and barked and barked when he was left home alone. Because his guardians, Samantha and her fiancé Paul, received complaints by their landlord and neighbors about the noise, they purchased a “bark collar” in hopes of quieting Baldwin. First, they used one that sprayed citronella in Baldwin’s face when he barked, […]