Preventing & Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs
With jobs to be done and errands to be run, it’s inevitable that every dog will be left alone for some period of time. Some dogs struggle with the idea of being alone and—without intervention—may begin showing behaviors typically associated with separation anxiety, a serious and taxing behavioral challenge.
Share the downloads on this page with dog adopters and foster families in your community to help them learn how to:
- Prevent separation anxiety
- Recognize common signs and symptoms of separation anxiety, including barking, destructive behavior, attempting to escape, and inappropriate urinating and defecating
- Train and manage dogs displaying mild, moderate, and severe separation anxiety
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Managing and Training Leash-Reactive Dogs
Help your dog adopters and foster caregivers manage and train leash-reactive dogs by downloading and sharing this PDF.
Behavior Tips for Living with Intact Dogs and Cats
Share these behavior tips with foster caregivers and adopters living with intact dogs and cats when spay/neuter surgeries are temporarily unavailable.
Behavior Tips for Intact Male Dogs
Give foster caregivers and adopters six tips for living with an intact male dog in the rare circumstance when routine spay and neuter is not available.