How to ease dog’s separation anxiety when you go back to routine
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How to ease dog’s separation anxiety when you go back to routine

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Because of COVID-19, you are probably under stay-at-home orders, and from the viewpoint of your dog, it’s wonderful.

Eventually, however, things will go back to normal. When everyone leaves the house for work and school, your dog will spend much of the day alone. This could cause stress for your furry friend, who has grown used to having people home all day.

But there are several actions you can take now to help prevent your puppy, or even your older dog, from feeling separation anxiety when the regular routines resume.

Breanne Long, a dog trainer and a member of the American Kennel Club’s GoodDog! Helpline team, offers the following tips to make the transition back to normal life easier for you and your dog.

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