There are a variety of strategies you can try to calm your dog: You might arrange for a pet sitter to walk your dog at lunchtime or enrol the dog in doggie daycare. Anti-anxiety medications may be in order for dogs that get severely panicky when left alone. Combining drugs with behavioural modifications may start relieving separation anxiety within a week. In any case, don’t give up and don’t blame your pup for its behaviour. It takes dogs a little while to adjust to new situations, and COVID-19 has been stressful for us all!
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