Some dogs are frightened or made anxious when left without their human family members. For those pets, the simple fact that their person has to go to work can mean destructive behavior, barking, house soiling, and suffering. What can you do? In this video, you’ll learn how to use predictability and routine to give your dog a sense of control and to manage your environment to calm and comfort him. You’ll also learn how your own behavior affects him, and what you can do to help reduce his fear, anxiety, and stress. Finally, you’ll get tips on enrichment activities you can do together that will turn down the anxiety when you’re not there.
Published March 18, 2021