Separation anxiety

Separation anxiety

Frantic dogs. Frazzled owners. Short of recommending that your veterinary clients stay home 24/7 or take their dog everywhere, how can you help prevent or manage separation anxiety? We at dvm360 have curated our best, most informative articles about this behavior topic to help you diagnose and treat it most efficiently and effectively. And we'll keep you on top of new developments as they arise.

Updates on separation anxiety

Separation anxiety: Can’t even go to the bathroom?

An exercise for veterinary clients dealing with their pet's separation anxiety that won’t let them leave the room, let alone the house. ...

Have You Heard? Is the dog bowl half empty or half full?

These researchers developed a method for determining whether dogs are optimistic or pessimistic. ...

The physiologic effects of fear

An overview of the signs and effects of fear, anxiety, stress and phobias in pets. ...

Medications for fearful dogs and cats

Whether you are trying to prevent distress, alleviate ongoing distress or help dogs and cats not make fearful memories, use this guide to find the right formulation for your patients. ...

Using clonidine and trazodone for anxiety-based behavior disorders in dogs

For some behavior patients, the anti-anxiety effects of a single drug might not be enough. In cases in which monotherapy is insufficient, consider adding one of these drugs to your treatment plan. ...