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Be Right Back! The Separation Anxiety Podcast

Feb 25, 2023

Force-free training is kind, ethical, and highly effective. I'm passionate that it's the only way to train dogs. But I'm especially passionate that there is absolutely no other way to train dogs with separation anxiety.

In the episode I explain

  • Why you can't treat fear with fear
  • How attempting to punish out anxiety is...

Feb 18, 2023

Gradually expose your dog to increasing amounts of alone time: That’s what I call the 'tight' rule of separation anxiety training. It applies universally to all dogs undergoing separation anxiety training. 

But underneath that universal, tight rule, lie many different ways of applying training to each dog. Yes, it's...

Feb 11, 2023

By the time we get to February it can be easy to feel flat about all the good intentions we had in January, can't it?

Maybe you set yourself goals to start separation anxiety training with your dog, but somehow never did.

Or perhaps you got off to the races only to find life got in the way.

If this sounds like you, then...

Feb 4, 2023

We here a lot about "evidence" in dog training. But do we always know what we mean when we describe an approach as being "evidence-based"?

And what about research and studies? We know these matter but we also know that there isn't a study for every single thing we do in dog training. 

Sometimes that’s a problem....