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Can toys help my dog beat separation anxiety?

One of the things I commonly hear from separation anxiety clients is “we leave him with toys but he doesn’t even touch them”. And yet there are countless dog toys marketed as “helping” to cure separation anxiety! So what’s going on? As a separation anxiety specialist, I think toys are incredibly important in helping dogs...

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How to help a dog with separation anxiety

Separation anxiety causes so much stress and upset, and yet despite the inconvenience and expense, most of the owners coming to me for help have one major question: “How can I help my dog overcome their separation anxiety?” I find it so heart-warming that despite all the difficulties the owner is facing – their number one...

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Quick fixes for separation anxiety in dogs

If you’ve read any of my articles, or indeed if you have been researching dog separation anxiety for any length of time, you have probably already received the message loud and clear that there are no quick fixes for separation anxiety.   It is human nature though to be curious, and to hope that somehow you...

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About your dog separation anxiety specialist

  My name is River and I am a separation anxiety specialist based in Scotland. I am also a Certificated Clinical Animal Behaviourist with an MSc in Applied Animal Behaviour, and I’d like to tell you a little bit more about why I am so dedicated to helping you understand your separation anxiety dog. Separation anxiety...

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