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Episode 59

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Episode 59 / 2nd October 2021

Is It Really a Problem If Your Dog Really Follows You To the Door?

You’ve started training. You manage to get to the door or even out of the door but your dog is following you the whole time.

Big problem, right? Well, maybe but maybe not. In this episode, I explain when following is okay and when it’s not. And I look out what to do with a dog who waits by the door.

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Episode 58

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Episode 58 / 25th September 2021

It Happens to Trainers Too!

In this episode I’m chatting to Certified SA Pro Trainers, Beth Berkobien and Jo Sellers, about their own dogs’ journeys with separation anxiety.

They share their stories and give you some trainers tips for how best you can navigate the separation anxiety journey.

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Episode 57

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Episode 57 / 18th September 2021

When Myths Become Truths

There are so many separation anxiety myths out there and too many people talk about myths as if there were facts.

But how do myths become truths? And how on earth can you know what to believe when it comes to separation anxiety training advice Tune into this episode to find out!

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Episode 56

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Episode 56 / 11th September 2021

Can You Ever Really Convince A Skeptical Other Half?

Has your dog’s separation anxiety been the cause of a few tense moments between you and your other half?

If this sounds familiar, then tune into this episode where I share my tips for doing separation anxiety training the right way even if your partner isn’t bought into the training method.

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Episode 55

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Episode 55 / 4th September 2021

The 7 Common Separation Anxiety Training Errors-And What You Can Learn From Them

Separation anxiety training takes effort and it takes time. And there are a fair few mistakes that are easy to commit and which make training all the harder.

That’s why, in the episode, I spill the beans on the errors that I see people make over and over. I’ll also share my tips and tricks to help you avoid these, and so ensuring your training far more efficient and much less painful!

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Episode 54

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Episode 54 / 8th January 2021

Why You Need To Know What’s Normal For Your Dog

When we’re deep into separation anxiety training we get really good at observing our dogs when they are alone.

But in order to understand what’s going on when doing departure training, we have to know what’s normal for our dogs. Tune into this episode for tips on reading your dog in all sorts of situations.

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Episode 53

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Episode 53 / 23rd December 2020

A Guide to the Technology You Need for Training

Separation anxiety training has been revolutionized by video technology, in particular being able to watch your dog remotely.

In this episode I explain why tech matters and I guide you through your options, fancy and not-so-fancy. There’s an option for every budget and it needn’t be daunting.

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Episode 52

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Episode 52 / 9th December 2020

Could Training Be Making Your Dog Worse?

It might not make much sense – you train, and train, and train, but your dog’s anxiety seems to be getting worse not better.

Well, it can happen. But it is totally avoidable.
So, if you think separation anxiety training is actually making your dog clingier and more on edge tune in to find out what to do.

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Episode 51

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Episode 51 / 1st December 2020

Why You Don’t Need to Worry About Your Dog Sleeping On Your Bed

If you’re feeling guilty or concerned about your dog sleeping on your bed because there really is no evidence that this cause separation anxiety. And in fact, suddenly forcing your dog to sleep elsewhere could make things worse.

Check out this episode where I explain exactly why.

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Episode 50

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Episode 50 / 24th november 2020

Using Food in Separation Anxiety Training? Here’s Why That’s Not Working

You’ve probably been told that leaving a puzzle feeder stuffed with goodness will stop your dog freaking out when you’re not home. Sadly this advice is often misguided, and doesn’t work for most dogs.

In this podcast I explain why food fails. But I’ll also give you a specific example where food can be useful.

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