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Does my dog really have separation anxiety? Or could it be something else?

By Separation Anxiety Dog Pro / April 20, 2022

You may be thinking, my dog barks when I leave, she must have separation anxiety. Or maybe your dog is chewing up your furniture when you’re gone. That’s a sure sign of separation anxiety! Or is it? When assessing whether a dog has separation anxiety, there are a lot of factors to consider. Your dog…

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Crate Training a Dog with Separation Anxiety

By Separation Anxiety Dog Pro / April 14, 2022

A frequent question I get asked or see posted online is how do I crate train by dog with separation anxiety? Or, should I use a crate when training my separation anxiety dog? A lot of people will read in online forums that a crate helps your dog feel safe and secure so they want…

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Why we don’t use food to train our dog on separation anxiety?

By Separation Anxiety Dog Pro / April 1, 2022

You may have trained your dog to sit using food as a reward. Maybe you taught your dog’s recall by giving him the most delicious treat he’s ever had. So then why don’t we just use food to train your dog to overcome separation anxiety? Using food in dog training There are two main reasons…

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Will my dog develop separation anxiety if I let him sleep on my bed?

By Separation Anxiety Dog Pro / February 20, 2022

I hear this a lot in separation anxiety dog training forums, from clients or even on reddit – if my dog sleeps on my bed will he develop separation anxiety? This is a common myth that a lot of dog owners may have heard. Even some trainers who do not specialize in separation anxiety may…

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Keeping your dog under threshold is key to Separation Anxiety training

By Separation Anxiety Dog Pro / January 22, 2022

People talk about suspending absences when doing separation anxiety training.  What does that mean? I’ll never be able to leave my house? I don’t want to be a prisoner in my own home! The key to being successful with separation anxiety training isn’t never leaving your dog alone. The key is to make sure that…

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Best dog cameras for Separation Anxiety Training

By Separation Anxiety Dog Pro / January 15, 2022

Being able to watch your dog while doing separation anxiety training exercises is essential in order to be successful with your dog’s training plan. But there are so many different cameras and options out there. You may be thinking to yourself, where do I start? In this article we’re going to break down the various…

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