Call the Vet with Dr. Alex Avery

Don't Let Separation Anxiety Stress Your Dog (with Sara Ondrako) | #69

Episode Summary

Separation anxiety is no laughing matter or minor inconvenience. In fact, if changes aren’t made then a dog can quickly go from feeling a bit anxious to destroying your house and doing themselves a serious injury trying to escape.

Episode Notes

Are you scared that whenever you leave your dog alone you are going to return to a scene of total destruction?

Have you been spending a lot of time with your new puppy during lockdown and started to worry about how they are going to cope when restrictions lift?

Separation anxiety is no laughing matter or minor inconvenience. In fact, if changes aren’t made then a dog can quickly go from feeling a bit anxious to destroying your house and doing themselves a serious injury trying to escape.

Fear not!

Help is at hand as Sara Ondrako, a canine behavioral consultant, talks with me about how to put a stop to separation anxiety, as well as how to prevent your pup from ever developing a separation-related problem in the first place.

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