Dog Separation Anxiety (20).pdf
REDUCING YOUR DOG’S SEPARATION
• To reduce such anxiety in your dog, you will first need to start changing your
morning routine. Case in point: if your dog starts to exhibit anxious ehavior
when they hear your alarm going off, it means that they have associated the
sound of your alarm with the fact that you will soon be leaving the house.
• To prevent your dog from making this association, for the first while during
their dog training or re-training, try deviating even slightly from your normal
• Wake up at slightly different times… dress earlier than usual… take your
keys down before you leave and then wait for a couple of minutes instead
of immediately heading out the door… These little deviations will often
reduce your dog’s anxiety.