In this episode, we discuss separation anxiety in dogs. Every dog finds forced isolation unpleasant. No dog enjoys you going to work and leaving them alone for eight to ten hours a day. Dogs are social creatures. While dogs sleep a lot and do need their alone time, most of the time, they would rather be with you than away from you. Some dogs just handle this separation better than others. However, separation anxiety in dogs goes far beyond this basic reality.
Marc Goldberg’s Straw Method. Mark has described his straw method for crate and potty training on several public podcasts and posted it online. You can read the full written description here: Separation Anxiety in Dogs: The Cure is Straw, and watch the YouTube explanation here: The Straw Method. I recommend you check them out.
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