Concerned Owners Break Down When They See Their Dogs Left Home Alone

They thought they knew, but it was a real eye-opener.

A research team uses data gathered from a hidden camera to see what dogs do when home alone and to try to find ways to alleviate their stress. The ASPCA recommends counterconditioning for dogs with mild separation anxiety.

“Counterconditioning is a treatment process that changes an animal’s fearful, anxious or aggressive reaction to a pleasant, relaxed one instead.” Visit their website for more helpful information.

What are some things you have done to make staying at home less stressful on your pooch?