separation anxiety help for dogs

Does My Dog Have Separation Anxiety?

Separation anxiety affects 1 in 7 dogs in the United States. If you're worried that your dog might have separation anxiety, the quiz below will give you a better idea of the severity of your dog's symptoms and includes the next steps you can take in separation anxiety treatment.

Be sure to check out more information and resources further below for ways to prevent separation anxiety from developing in the first place!

Certified Dog Trainer Cathy Madson Talks Separation Anxiety on New Day Northwest

Canine Separation Anxiety Resources

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Home Alone: How to Teach Your Dog to be Alone

One of the best things you can do for your puppy or adult dog is to teach them how to be home alone. Not only does this prevent separation anxiety, it creates a more confident dog and makes your life less stressful in case you need to leave them at home while you're away.

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How to Use Music to Calm Your Anxious Dog

Playing music can help your dog feel less anxious. Certain kinds of music help dogs with separation anxiety, travel anxiety, or those with noise phobia. Read about what kind of music works best for your dog.

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Socialize Your Puppy with the Pupstanding App

Socialization is the most important thing you can do with your new puppy. Use Preventive Vet's free Pupstanding smartphone app to help your puppy learn that new people, sounds, textures, and being handled are all things not to worry about!

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Do Dogs Need a Daily Routine?

A daily routine is important not only for puppy potty training but also to prevent behavior issues such as separation anxiety. Learn more about how to introduce a routine to your dog.