UNDERSTANDING SEPARATION ANXIETY IN DOGS
Separation anxiety is a common behavior issue in dogs.
It occurs when dogs become distressed when separated from their owners or left alone.
Symptoms of separation anxiety include excessive barking, destructive behavior, and house soiling.
The causes of separation anxiety can be genetic, environmental, or a combination of both.
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Puppies and newly adopted dogs are more prone to separation anxiety.
Training and behavior modification can help manage separation anxiety.
Desensitization and counterconditioning are effective techniques for treating separation anxiety.
Medication may be necessary in severe cases of separation anxiety.
Preventing separation anxiety involves gradually acclimating your dog to being alone.
Consulting with a veterinarian or animal behaviorist can provide additional support and guidance.