This dog and blog grabbed my heart. Not only personal and sweet dog photographs, you will find “theo’s quick tips” and other solid sensible advice for dog lovers, plus I think it will make you smile.
Theo’s separation anxiety has yet to wane. I’ve tried all of the vet and friend recommended “OTC” steps, but nothing seems to change. I started with Cesar’s tips, which were similar to other specialists’ tips across the board; his tips (below) typically cured, or at the very least eased, most cases of standard separation anxiety:
1. Before you leave the house, take your dog for a walk
Start your day by taking your dog for a brisk walk. To make the walk even more rigorous, use a dog backpack with extra weight in it. Then reward your dog’s calm-submissive energy with food and water. Some dogs may need to rest before eating, but all dogs can benefit from hydration. The idea is to leave your dog in quiet, resting mode while you are away.
2. No touch, no talk, no eye contact.
Don’t make a big deal when you…
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