Title: Update on Separation Anxiety
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Separation anxiety is fear-motivated problem that occurs when an animal is separated from a person to whom the animal is attached. It is one of the most serious behavioral problems seen in dogs, often resulting in significant destructiveness, house soiling or excessive barking and howling. How has our knowledge about the causes and treatments for separation anxiety changed in the last ten years? Do you know the answers to these questions? • Is separation anxiety due to an over-attachment by dogs to their people? • How is separation anxiety related to other fear-based behavior problems? • Is there a “profile” for dogs prone to separation anxiety? Attend this webinar and find out. We’ll also talk about how to tell separation anxiety from other kinds of home alone problems and the most common management and treatment procedures.
Sponsor: Animal Behavior Associates, Inc.
Speaker(s): Suzanne Hetts, Ph.D., CAAB and Daniel Estep, Ph.D., CAAB