What is Separation Anxiety? Separation anxiety is a panic disorder, this means a dog is unable to control their behaviors. He or she is truly panicking. It is similar to how we might react if we are afraid of spiders
If you think your dog has separation anxiety where do you start? First if you can record what they do when you leave that is a great way to know what behaviors they are doing. I.E. panting, drooling, destructive behaviors.
Have you ever heard this saying? This is one saying I tell all of my clients with dogs with behavioral quirks. If we are working with separation anxiety to reactivity it will take months for your dog to recover, not
Rewarded behavior continues. This means we need to pay our dogs for making the right choices.It also means we have to look at what is rewarding a behavior we don’t like, and remove what is reinforcing it. Happy Training! If
I often get asked, how soon should I train my puppy? The answer is you should make a plan before you even pick your puppy up. Early training with a certified positive reinforcement professional dog trainer, plus environmental set up
Potty training is done through consistency and always keeping an eye on your puppy. Set a timer and take them out frequently and reward with a treat for doing their business outside. Always take your puppy out after any activities.
Did you know that reinforced behavior continues? This means if our dogs are doing things we do not like, such as barking at the fence it will continue. You see barking can be reinforced by releasing tension and then again