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Episode 62

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Episode 62 / 23rd October 2021

Emergency! What to Do When You’re Left with No Choice but to Leave Your Dog

As much as I know you’re 100% committed to managing absences, what happens in an emergency? As horrible as it is to think about bad things happening is does pay to have a contingency plan should disaster strike.

In this episode, I look at how to plan for those rare occurrences where you might, just might, need to leave your dog.

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Episode 61

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Episode 61 / 17th October 2021

7 Facts About Crating That You Absoluetly Need To Know

I see way too much muddled and confusing advice about crates, and I can see that many of you struggle to get your head around whether or not to crate your dog.

To clear things up, this episode covers the seven facts about crating that you absolutely need to know.

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Episode 60

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Episode 60 / 9th October 2021

Why You Absolutely Must Leave Your Puppy Home Alone

You’ve heard the horror stories about people getting pandemic puppies only to find that their pup grows into a dog they can’t leave. You’re so scared that this will happen to your puppy that you just don’t dare leave him.

You’ve taken on board all the advice about how this is a bad strategy. But you missed the bit about how you do need to leave them – as long as you so within context of gradual home-alone training.

In this episode I’m going to show you why, if you’re worried about leaving your puppy, you don’t need to be concerned, as long as you do it safely and gently and follow a structured training plan.

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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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