We know it can be distressing to see your dog suffering from anxiety or stress. You feel powerless to help him. You may have tested several calming products for your dog, but been disappointed when they do not work. With such a vast range of products on the market that profess to produce a calming effect, you may be overwhelmed at which choice to make. You read a variety of reviews, with some people saying a product worked and many saying that it did not. What do you do?
Separation anxiety can be a source of great stress for owners and their dogs, and it presents itself in many different ways. It seems to be that this issue becomes noticeable in a dog, usually between the ages of 12 – 36 months, although a puppy can occasionally go through a fearful stage a little earlier than that. Lets look at some of the causes of separation anxiety in dogs.