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A Dog’s Separation Anxiety and Boredom Buster

A Dog’s Separation Anxiety and Boredom Buster Simba and I have written many times about the separation anxiety that Simba suffers especially when she was younger and Gypsy’s boredom issues.  Simba has exhibited separation anxiety through numerous different symptoms.  These included IBS, hives, destruction, uncontrollable licking the air, etc. These are just a few pictures […]

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Barking-Sassing

BARKING-SASSING by Naomi Heck, M.Ed.,CBCC-KA,CPDT-KA  When your dog starts his “back-talking” at you, just turn and leave the room without further talking.  Do it immediately (at the first bark), and resist the temptation to repeat your command or “reason” with him.  Go into another area and close the door behind you if possible to make […]