This page provides information about separation anxiety in dogs and how to deal with it. There are many articles online about separation anxiety in dogs and we have found a few great resources to start learning from.
Resources to Learn From
- Article Dealing with Dog Separation Anxiety by Martin Deeley. This is an interesting article that discusses the difference between true separation anxiety and a learned behavior; causes of dog separation anxiety; how to prevent separation anxiety; the importance of exercise, obedience training, and discipline; crate training to avoid separation anxiety; and how to change your routine to minimize separation anxiety in dogs.
- Article Separation Anxiety in Dogs and How to Deal with It by Ron Hines, DVM, PhD. This article defines separation anxiety, non-drug ways to treat it, other strategies, and medications that could be used in certain situations. Try the behavior related, exercise, and non-drug strategies before trying medications on your dogs.
- Separation Anxiety. The peteducation.com website has a lot of information, insights and strategies that may work for you and your dog.
- Separation Anxiety or Not? This article discusses separation anxiety and looking at whether or not your dog has separation anxiety or whether it is acute boredom instead!
Check out these 5 Tips to Help Dog Separation Anxiety by Ceasar Milan. These quick tips may help ease your dog’s separation anxiety (if she is indeed suffering from separation anxiety).