Teach your dog to be left alone without setting off his anxiety with this training game. See also Separation-Related Problems, Independence Training, Crate Training, and KONG Stuffing handouts for more information.
Sometimes it is beneficial for your dog to wear a basket muzzle. The muzzle will keep you and others safe. When your dog is properly introduced to the muzzle, it can make him more relaxed and comfortable during the behavior modification program—or anything else your dog may not like.
Here’s an overview that can help you learn to read your dog’s signals. Look for the clues provided by the look in her eyes, the tone of her voice, the position of her ears and body, and the motion of her tail.