Separation Anxiety Modification

We can help your dog be home alone!

If your dog suffers from separation anxiety, then you’re suffering too! It’s simply not possible to be with your dog all the time, but you have leaving him or her alone because you know that misery and destruction will be the result. Separation anxiety can produce a lot of anxiety in dogs due to an increase in in cortisol and other stress chemicals. If your absence happens frequently,  the anxiety can be almost constant, causing a negative reaction you can count on.


Does your dog exhibit any of the following symptoms?
  • Aggression
  • Anorexia (won’t eat when left (even high value treats)
  • Barking, whining and/or howling (intermittent)
  • Barking, whining and/or howling (constant)
  • Chewing (on bedding, shoes but NOT points of entry)
  • Chewing (on points of entry)
  • Chewing (at points of entry with substantial damage to property)
  • Diarrhea or vomiting
  • Drooling
  • Excessive greeting (settles in 1-2 minutes)
  • Excessive greeting (settles in less than 10 minutes)
  • Excessive greeting (takes more than 10 minutes to settle)
  • Excessive shedding
  • Excessive water consumption (upon owner’s return home)
  • Is okay when left with any person
  • Licking or chewing that causes sores (typically legs and tails)
  • Owner shadowing (but will not follow when asleep)
  • Owner shadowing (will wake from sleeping to follow owner)
  • Pacing
  • Panting
  • Pees and/or poops when left alone
  • Pre-departure anxiety (such as trembling before you leave)
  • Sweaty paws
  • Tries to escape (the crate, room and/or the house causing harm to themselves and/or property)
  • Won’t eat when left (even high value treats)

Service Covers:

  • Comprehensive evaluation to determine the cause of your dog’s behavior when left alone, and to determine the next course of action
  • A written report with recommended next steps

Service Info:

  • Who: People who are concerned their dog may suffer from separation anxiety
  • Where: Virtual for a typical home alone experience without influencing the out come
  • When: Evaluations typically take place on the weekends, and are based on the trainer’s availability.

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All Dawgs Policies

  • Cancellations: Because successful dog training depends on consistency, we have a no-cancellation policy designed to help you and your dog reach your training goals. This includes rescheduling lessons.
  • Payment:  We must receive full payment before scheduling your training appointment(s)
  • Travel: Due to the increasing fuel prices, Private Training clients living more than twenty miles outside of Albany, NY will be charged 75¢ per extra mile driven