Break dog's departure association: Use different door, coat on but wait 15 mins, move keys/purse/shoes, give treat/toy when leaving. Calming treats ease separation anxiety.
Avoid emotional exits and entrances. Stay calm, don't reinforce fear. Say goodbye quietly, greet calmly later.
Tire your dog out before leaving. Exercise 30 mins prior for relaxation and focus. Watch a video for workout ideas
Train dog for alone time: Start with short intervals, gradually increase duration. Instruct them to stay in separate room.
Provide separate dog bed for independence. Pet and give treats. Teach them to enjoy own space, easing separation anxiety.
Scented items reassure, remove stress factors. Hide treats, play soothing sounds. Monitor with Petcube Bites 2 for comfort.
Teach dog alone time, bring to work or limit absences. For longer periods, seek help from friends, relatives, or doggy daycare/hotel.
Get a KONG toy for treat engagement, a swaddling jacket for anxiety, and Petcube Bites 2 for interactive treats. Explore more anxiety treatment pet supplies.
Petcube Play 2 and Bites 2 improve pet lives. Talk and give treats with the app, play laser with Play 2. Ease separation anxiety, show your dog you care. No instant cure, need commitment and these products.
To treat severe separation anxiety in dogs, consider calming medicine. Contact your veterinarian to discuss your options.